Former Letchworth primary school to be turned into care home

A FORMER primary school could be turned into a three-storey 90-bedroom residential care home and day care centre, after a planning application was submitted.

The plans for Lannock Primary School, Whitway, Letchworth comes less than five years after the closure of the school due to a perceived lack of numbers.

Ward councillor David Levett said: “Overall it’s a very good use of the site, it’s providing something that is needed in the area and I can see the advantages of it.

“Developers of the nursing home are looking to keep in with the design of the school.”

Cllr Levett said a consultation held last month did raise concerns of the height and access of the building but Mr Levett said these issues had been addressed in the plans.


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Mr Levett said he would be looking into any concerns that any residents living nearby had about the development.

The plans have been submitted to North Herts District Council. A decision on the plans is expected to made in January.

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