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Here's what's planned for a former Victorian school in Wolverhampton

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A former Victorian school building will be transformed into seven apartments and 10 houses, it can be revealed.

School House Mews, based in Tettenhall Wood, Wolverhampton, will see the conversion of the original school building into seven apartments and four two-bedroom town houses.

It will also see six new build three-bedroom town houses set within a courtyard.

Artist impressions of the development reveal traditional brickwork complete with school-green painted framework, wrought iron and brick fences and tree-lined driveways.

The school was built between 1870 and 1880 and used to be the premises for the old Tettenhall Wood Special School.

Plans to turn the old location of the Tettenhall Wood Special School into apartments and houses have been welcomed

This closed and was relocated to a new building adjacent to the Kings School, in Tettenhall in 2013 as part of the Building Schools for the Future Programme in Wolverhampton.

The school was previously owned by the City of Wolverhampton Council. Hovi Luxury Homes has started work on the transformation, along with Three Pines Building and Maintenance.

Ian Houghton, director of Hovi Luxury Homes, said: "

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We have a strong reputation for producing a top quality product which has been well received by our purchasers and will be key to all of our developments."

Councillor Wendy Thompson, of Tettenhall Wightwick ward said: "The important thing with this development was the safeguarding of the school building because it is an historic building that gives character to Tettenhall Wood and is very important to local people.

"The last thing people wanted was for it to be demolished and they are pleased it has been preserved."

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