|Besford House, 42 Trinity St, Shrewsbury SY3 7PQ|
Scaled back plans for 16 houses on Shrewsbury council site
Shropshire Housing Group has tabled proposals to build 16 new homes on the site of Besford House in Trinity Street, Belle Vue.
Shropshire Star, 20 September 2012
Shrewsbury Matters: Fears that the battle to save house is lost
Almost 70 members of the public have objected to the plans which would see Besford House swept away. We are talking here about a handsome Victorian mansion which stands within a conservation area, and which, having been for decades an important children’s home, has much to say about the history of the area.
Shropshire Star, 21 September 2012
Shropshire care home demolition proposal is thrown out
Controversial plans to demolish a historic former children’s care home in Shropshire to make way for housing have been thrown out by councillors.