Top Gear star criticises plans to turn England’s oldest petrol station into home

A brick building with two petrol filling stations in the front garden
A planning application has been sibmitted to turn the historic building into a residential unit, as well as for renovations for be made to the property (Image credit: Google Earth)

Plans to turn the oldest petrol station in England into a house has prompted a campaign to protect the historical structure.

Planning permission and listed building consent has been requested to undertake renovations at the property called Glendore, located in the small village of Turnastone, Herefordshire.

Joseph Mullane
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News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.