Plans to build 22 flats and five dormer bungalows on the site of the former Forest Care Home, on Southwell Road, Mansfield, have been given unanimous approval by Mansfield District Council.
The move by ALB Group, will give new life to the existing building which had been left empty since the care home group built a new facility in the town in 2017.
The building is part of a wider development of care houses and centres on the land, including the Forest Care Home, which remains open.
However, the Forest House building nearby has remained derelict since 2017, and developers behind the development claim that it has been a target for vandalism and neglect.
Arran Bailey, managing director at ALB Group, said: “We are over the moon
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