A Co-op supermarket near Sidcup train station could be turned into a block of flats if new plans to knock down the building are approved.

An application submitted by developer Coplan Estates wants to knock down the existing shop and the offices above it in Station Road and replace it with a tower of 59 apartments - 13 one-bedroom, 41 two-bedroom and five three-bedroom.

The building proposed may be as tall as eight storeys, with a three-storey annex attached to it. According to developers, the plan is to maintain a shop at the bottom of the block.

Of the 59 flats to be built, the "majority" will be given balconies where possible.

A children's play area is also planned for the communal area of the development.

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After public consultations in September, plans were submitted to Bexley Council which were "much-reduced" compared to original plans for more flats.

Comments on the proposals can be submitted on the council website under the planning reference: 18/01214/FULM