We could soon be seeing work starting on the old Caffyns site in Eastbourne.
An application to develop 58 sheltered apartments on the site in Upperton Road has been approved by planners at Town Hall.
The proposals were very similar to a previous application, but saw the number of flats reduced by 3, in order to accommodate the existing below-ground infrastructure.
Once built, there will be 38 one bedroom flats, and 20 two bedroom flats for the elderly. The site will include communal facilities and a car park, with the grounds to be landscaped as part of the work.
The Borough Council planners welcomed the proposal saying it has been a long time coming.