A SMALL indoor swimming pool off Weymouth harbourside has been given planning approval by Dorset Council.

The site, close to the Lifeboat Station, is to the immediate west of The Cabin, Nothe Parade. The application asked for an extension to an existing workshop and a change of use to indoor swimming pool.

Elsewhere in the area many applications for home extensions and alterations have been approved by the council.

They include - 8 Almond Grove, raise roof height and alterations to facilitate loft conversion; 660 Dorchester Road, front extensions; 31 Penny Street, two storey extension; 76 Wyke Road, outline permission for erection of one dwelling with all matters reserved; 4 Coombe Valley Road, replacement garage with additional car port; 10 Court Road, single storey rear extension; 15 & 17 Smallmouth Close, removal of existing balcony and installation of new balcony of two dwellings; 356 Dorchester Road, demolition of existing rear extension, erection of a single storey rear extension and front porch, new windows to all elevations, cladding to first floor and front garden wall and entrance gates; 34 Kestrel View, outline application for new home; 30 Stottingwell Street, double garage; 223 Preston Road, garden room with replacement side extension; 12 Verlands Road, single storey extension and side dormer; 19 Belle Vue Road, new home; 11 Doulton Close, velux roof light; Causewell Cottage annexe, Causeway, dormer window; 525 Chickerell Road, outline permission for two homes, access and parking.