Easington Colliery listed school building to be demolished

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    19th October 2020. "Plans to demolish an "eyesore" derelict school in County Durham have been approved by council planners, despite it being a listed building. Easington Colliery Primary School was sold to developers in 1997, but bought back by the council after it remained empty and was vandalised. Plans have now been approved for demolition and the creation of a "pocket park" at the Seaside Lane site. A separate bid for listed building consent was also approved. While noting the loss of the listed buildings, Historic England lodged no objections to Durham County Council's planning department ruling on the proposals...."
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    Link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-54606194
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