is looking to build 38 homes on an eyesore site in Thetford. Motors Sale, Property For Sale Rent, Jobs, Hotels, Taxi, Restaurants, Housing association reveals plans to develop eyesore former gas works site in Thetfor. The acre former gas work site has been left empty for the last 20 years. believe student accommodation would be the best way to develop the brownfield site. Building private residential homes or office space has been ruled out . It's not good enough for this to be decided by property developers Mangler: reveals eyesore thetford. Conversion of Existing Properties to Flats/ Housing in Multiple Occupation. 42 New Allocations for Industrial and Commercial Development - Newmarket. 49 .. Past planning policies have concentrated housing in the towns of Road. The proposed redevelopment of the Old Sewage Treatment Works site.