A GP surgery that was saved from closure is not at risk again - despite plans to turn the building into a house.

Lynton House in east Wycombe was threatened with closure in late 2016 but was saved thanks to a £20,000 cash injection which helped refurbished it instead.

There has been some uncertainty about the surgery’s future when a planning application was submitted to turn the building on London Road into a three-bed house.

It is proposed that the ground and first floors of the original detached part of the house will be converted to form three residential apartments with parking.

But Chiltern Clinical Commissioning Group have confirmed the surgery will remain.

In a statement, they said: “There are no plans to close Lynton House, which currently has a 10-year lease in place (as of January 2018). “A refurbishment to the surgery last year means it now uses less floor space in the building. The planning application was made to Wycombe District Council by the private owner of the site, and relates to the space no longer used by the surgery.

“This application is to change the use of this space from GP surgery to three-bedroom dwelling. If this application were to be granted, it would not be expected to affect the running of the GP surgery itself.”