Mining village could be home to 150 new houses and flats

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A MAJOR new housing development is being planned in a former mining village.

Places for People, a property management, development and regeneration company, wants to build 150 houses and flats in Glen Shirva Road, Twechar.

Consultation will start with community groups ahead of an open day to present the plans in the summer.

The proposed development is the second phase of the Twechar Regeneration Plan.

The first phase of 41 new homes in Davidson Crescent is due to be completed this month.

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