Plans show a spooky, derelict British train station could now be converted into a holiday park.
The derelict 1881 building fell into disrepair for five decades, but now nearly 30 mobile homes could breathe new life into the Romney Road site, Lydd, Kent.
Young people and vandals regularly attack the empty site, but now the area has been breathed new life into.
The plans envisaged a possible occupation of the burned-down station with 20 double caravans and six single caravans.
Each house will have its own parking space and more will be available for visitors outside the former station building.
Renovation work could also create homes for the prospective future property owner and manager, as reported by Kent Online.
The application submitted by Keith Forward to Folkestone & Hythe District Council (FHDC) read: “Parking garages are among the most affordable housing on the market at a cost significantly lower than buying a brick home of the same size.”
“Parking garages are very popular with young people entering the housing market and are therefore a kind of entry-level home for many.”
Another possible purpose could be for people aiming for downsizing in old age.
With the average cost of a caravan being just under £200.00 this holiday park would offer a home for £100,000 below the average for a Lydd property.
After the original railway line was devastated by flames, the Lydd Station Heritage Group were desperate to restore it to its former glory.
Jay Dee, who runs the group’s Facebook page, said: “Our goal is to save the page.
“Romney Marsh has limited transport links and without a car, public transport is inadequate.
“Commuters from Lydd to Ashford, London or elsewhere outside the Marsh currently have two main options: either go to Ashford or Appledore to their nearest station, or take the long journey.
“Lydd station is there, totally overlooked and tragically wasted. The site has so much potential.”
The new plans should be approved or rejected within the next three months.
This comes as a couple fed up with paying rent revealed how they bought an old mobile home for £4,000 and are now living without a mortgage.
Also, one single mom says living in a mobile home full-time is super fun and a lot cheaper than renting it.