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Homeless hostel opens in former Egremont police station

A controversial homeless hostel in west Cumbria has officially opened.

The former police station in Egremont has been converted into an eleven-bed house with priority given to former military personnel.

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Homeless hostel opens in former Egremont Police station

A new homeless hostel in Egremont will open today Credit: PA

A controversial homeless hostel in west Cumbria officially opens today. The former police station in Egremont has been converted into an eleven-bed house with priority given to former military personnel.

While there's support in the town for the development concerns have been raised about security and suitability of the location.

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