Convent planning to build new residential accommodation
THE Order of the St. John of God Nuns at the Newtown Road convent have applied for planning permission to build new residential accommodation.
The planned development comprises a single storey building containing a 30-bedroom community residence, six, one-bedroom apartments, an oratory and ancillary accommodation.
It will include access driveway from the existing entrance and exit on to the Newtown Road.
The site is located on the land to the rear of the existing buildings.
The convent, chapel and entrance are listed as Protected Structures.