A FORMER garage site that was becoming an antisocial behaviour hotspot is set to be converted into flats.

Housing Association Soha, which was growing concerned about bad behaviour problems at the old garages on the corner of Saxon Close, Wallingford, demolished them earlier this year.

The company has now applied for planning permission to build more housing on the site – two one-bed flats, four two-bed flats and two three-bed bungalows.

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In the submission to South Oxfordshire District Council, the team at Soha's planning agents JPPC wrote: "The site previously contained garages owned by Soha Housing, however due to lack of use and concerns about the area becoming susceptible to anti-social behaviour, the garages were demolished earlier this year."

The company added: "The proposed dwellings will be retained by Soha Housing Limited to increase their stock of affordable housing in Wallingford."