Council support for Sallyport scheme

Plans to turn a boutique hotel in Berwick into residential use have been welcomed by town councillors.

Tuesday, 26th June 2018, 9:16 am

A change-of-use application for 1-2 Sallyport has been lodged with Northumberland County Council.

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The proposal involves no building work at this time, with the intention to retain the two original properties as one.

Coun Alan Bowlas, member for Elizabeth ward, said:“I welcome any opportunity to use the upper floors of town centre properties such as those on Marygate or, in this case, Bridge Street, so I support this application.”

Berwick Town Council’s planning committee offered no objections.