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Plan for 40 retirement apartments on site which used to house pub

Nearly 40 retirement apartments could be build on land which used to be home to a pub.

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The Dun Cow pub at Dawley, pictured in 2009 shortly before demolition

The proposal, submitted to Telford & Wrekin Council, is to build a total of 39 affordable retirement apartments on the site of the former Dun Cow Public House, at New Street, Dawley.

The plan also include access, communal amenity space, landscaping and parking.

The site of the Dun Cow pub in 2020

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Under the proposal the tanning salon, at 5-6 Horseshoes Court, High Street, Madeley, would see business allowed between 8.30am and 9.30pm on Monday to Fridays, 9am to 9pm on Saturdays, and 10am to 5.30pm on Sundays and bank holidays.

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