Lanpro has been given the green light for the residential redevelopment of the Eaton Grange site by Norwich City Planning Committee, on behalf of LNA Eaton Ltd.

The proposal was for part demolition, extension and conversion of the Eaton Grange Building, once home to lepidopterist Margaret Fountaine, before it was a boarding school, and most recently a children’s centre, before closing in 2017.

It has also gained permission to convert and extend the coach house and incorporate a new build development, to provide a total of 23 new dwellings, revitalising a vacant brownfield site and locally listed building.

The scheme will also incorporate communal gardens, including a butterfly garden, paying homage to its former owner.

The demolition works would see a 1950s extension removed, making the main house more similar to what it would have once been.

Councillors unanimously approved the plans.

Image source: Lanpro

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