A former children's nursery could revert to being part of a home.

Deborah Buckley has applied for planning permission to convert Martin Place at Hockwold, near Thetford.

Her application says that the two-storey property on Main Street was formerly a six-bedroom house with a three-bedroom annex and she wishes to restore the house to its original use.

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"We live in one half of the property," she adds. "The other was used by the previous tenants Children's World Nursery." 

The nursery, which had 68 children on its roll and 13 members of staff, closed in March 2022.

It was rated 'good' by Ofsted at an inspection the previous year, but had received a more critical report from the watchdog in 2019.

A decision is expected from West Norfolk council next year.