Approval granted to convert disused Wisbech St Mary church into home

PUBLISHED: 17:31 05 August 2014 | UPDATED: 17:31 05 August 2014

Primitive Methodist Church Wisbech St Mary. Picture: Steve Williams.

Primitive Methodist Church Wisbech St Mary. Picture: Steve Williams.

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A disused Fen church will be turned into a family home.

Fenland District Council has approved the conversion of the methodist church at Wisbech St Mary, which is thought to date back to 1926, into a home.

A first floor will be built inside the church, with a garage built behind it. The organ inside will be removed to create living space.

In a document supporting the plans development officer for Fenland, John Tierney, said : “The former primitive methodist church has little significant heritage value and a prominent position within the village.

“I welcome the re-use of this building and the proposed residential use.”

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