AN application to demolish six industrial units in Durham and to replace with four new units has been submitted to Durham County Council.

Blagdon Depot, in Frankland Lane, Durham, is set to be torn down due to it being run down and no longer fit for purpose.

The proposed development is on the outskirts of Durham City Centre and accessed via the A690 and off Framwell Gate.

The design and access statement reads: "The project represents an design opportunity to create up to nine new working spaces within four proposed units with accompanying exterior hard and soft scapes on the site.

"It builds upon an existing industrial park and will create multiple working opportunities for residents and locals within the area.

"Development proposals at Blagdon Depot should aim to realise a industrial development that will significantly enhance the profile of the local area.

The site is currently occupied by a mix of uses within industrial style units. The existing uses include vehicle maintenance garage, container storage, recording studio, student accommodation repairs and utility projects.

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