THERE are plans to turn a "broken and derelict" former pub in Dunfermline into a new home.

Lisa Moncur wants to convert the old Dander Inn and the flat above into one house.

The pub, at 108-110 Rumblingwell, closed around six years ago and has now fallen into disrepair.

A planning statement on behalf of Ms Moncur said: "The interior of the ground floor was a pub but is now in a broken and derelict state, the entire pub (non-load-bearing walls, units, sanitaryware and fixtures) have been removed by others. Only the load-bearing posts and stone walls remain.

"The property was purchased by our client in this derelict state.

"She has employed a structural engineer to allow her to stabilise the property on a temporary basis and has altered two supporting posts at their heads and their footings."

It added: "The proposal is to combine the existing first-floor flat with the derelict ground floor to create a spacious end-terraced house.

"The ground floor will house an entrance hall, study, small utility, bathroom and kitchen/lounge.

"The upper floor will remain largely unaltered.

"The existing garden ground and parking will remain but there will be an additional parking space due to the removal of the existing flat entrance structure."

A previous plan to turn the pub into a hot food takeaway was withdrawn in August 2015.

A subsequent application to turn it into a flat was recommended for refusal by planning officers but the decision was overturned and permission granted by the Fife Planning Review Body in 2016.