Malling Abbey housing threat

Malling Abbey housing threat

Malling Abbey housing threat. Mother Mary David walks in the grounds of St. Mary's Abbey, also known as Malling Abbey, in West Malling, Kent. The way of life of the community of nuns is under threat from proposals to build a housing estate next to their secluded ancient home, campaigners have claimed. Picture date: Thursday July 25, 2019. Developer Bellway is seeking planning permission for up to 65 homes on land opposite the abbey, The abbey, founded in around 1090, is home to a group of Benedictine nuns who have adopted a simple lifestyle with an emphasis on silent and isolated worship. See PA story RELIGION Nuns. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire URN:44359596 (Press Association via AP Images)

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