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Welling pub Lord Kitchener to be replaced by co-op and 19 flats if plans approved

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Welling pub the Lord Kitchener will be converted to retail use with 19 flats on site if plans submitted to Bexley Council are approved.

Northhold group are behind the project after purchasing the site in March 2019. Planning documents state a new co-op would take over the ground floor area and part of the building demolished to accommodate flats.

The building itself was built in 1937 and first opened as a public house in 1939. Earlier this year it was proposed that the building be added to Bexley Council’s Local List.

Plans foresee 41 parking spaces with 21 reserved for residents. A total of 42 per cent will be “affordable” which totals eight flats; of that  hree flats are social housing and two shared ownership.

Click here to view plans.

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  1. Jamie

    It used to be a girls stage school, and at one point a stop for horses, the old stage lift generator is in the kitchen under a strap door

    • Barney

      It wasn’t a stage school and it wasn’t a stop gor horses. It wasn’t built until 1937 and was well off the main road, so no passing trade. It was purely built to serve the new estate built at the same time.

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