Former Fife village Post office becomes home

Business closed in 2008

By Allan Crow
Sunday, 30th August 2020, 4:00 pm
Updated Monday, 31st August 2020, 10:06 am
The village PO closed in 2008
The village PO closed in 2008

A former village Post Office is to become a new home.

The change of use has been approved by Fife Council.

The Post Office at 9 Westerlea Links Place in Elie closed in 2008.

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A downturn in usage and the growing impact of absentee second home owners saw its doors shut permanently over a decade ago.

Its remote location from the High Street - the village’s main commercial centre - was also a barrier to finding a new tenant.

The building has always formed part of the residential development making it impossible to sub let.

A planning application to change its use from business to residential was approved last week,

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