Two planning applications have been submitted to rebuild a block of flats, in Oak Tree Road, partially destroyed following an explosion on 15th June, last year. The entire roof and part of the first floor of the building were destroyed, leaving the occupants homeless. The remains now comprise of the ground floor shell and some walls to the remaining first floor flats.
Separate applications have been submitted:
- the first is for the repair of the existing remains, retaining some the existing structure and re‐building where required,
- the second is for the demolition of the existing remains down to the ground floor slab level and re‐building off the existing footprint