WORK is underway to transform a former shopping centre once dubbed “little Beirut” into a new housing facility.
Construction will begin to transform the former Borsdane Precinct in Hindley into 24 new homes as part of a £2.4m project on the shopping parade.
This comes after the uninspiring 1960s-style centre was reduced to rubble more than a year ago.
Housing specialists Mulbury Homes will now build the houses for Great Places Housing Group.
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