The draft local plan says:
"An appropriate leisure/community facility use to
replace the existing Rowan’s bowling alley must be
provided at the foot of the new buildings"
It also says the Twelve Pins must be retainined (albeit within the new…
No one is planning to knock it down. The council merely identified it as a site which could meet housing need which means if the owner looked to develop it it would be conpliant with council planning policy
They are trialling different entry systems as they will be working on the southbound stairs in the not too distant future to start installing the lifts there. That will require the main stairs on the southbound platform to be closed.