DEMOLITION work is nearly complete at the former Apollo Manufacturing building in Derby Road in Marehay.
The company closed its doors five years ago and is now being developed into a residential site. A planning application for 22 new homes by Tudor House Grange Business Park, in Leicestershire, was approved on January 9.
The scheme has gathered a mixed reaction so far. One Facebook user commented on the plans, saying: “Where are all of these new residents going to work, going to school, getting their medical treatment from?”