Menu

Takeaway and student flats plan for former Moor Lane pub

Posted on - 26th April, 2014 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Food & Drink, Preston News, Takeaways, University campus
The Queen Vic on Moor Lane has been boarded up for a number of years

The Queen Vic on Moor Lane has been boarded up for a number of years

A former Preston pub is to become a new fast food takeaway and student accommodation.

Advertisement

The Queen Vic which stands on Moor Lane opposite the student halls has stood vacant for a number of years.

Advertisements
Preston Weekender advert

Now new owner Ibrahim Sanibal has applied for permission to convert the pub into a takeaway and put flats above it.

A previous plan in 2012, by a different owner, had applied for a shisha cafe on the first floor – but withdrew the proposals.

Mr Sanibal’s plans state: “The proposed takeaway is intended primarily to serve the local student community and in particular several recently established student accommodation residences within the nearby vicinity. There is some provision for road parking along Moor Lane and several student reserved car parks nearby, but the overwhelming majority of customers are expected to originate within a short walking distance of the proposed takeaway, and hence the facility may be accommodated without detriment to highway safety.

Advertisements

“We would note that the proposed takeaway replaces a former public house with similar opening hours and level of impact upon the local community and residential amenity.”

Lancashire Police have called for a CCTV system to be fitted and good lighting added to the exterior and rear of the building.

You can view the full plans on the city council website.

What do you think of the proposal? Do you live in the area? Let us know in the comments below

Image credit to Tony Worrall

Share
Advertisements
caritas fostering advert
Preston in pictures Preston bus stationMother & LambMother & LambBritish Home Stores (BHS) in PrestonKashmir Watan FoodstoresMother & LambPreston Street photographyPreston Street photography View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's email newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday and Wednesday rounding up our top stories and more.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

The Preston Guide

Discover local businesses and services near you.

    Advertisements
Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Blog Preston email updates

Receive our digest of the biggest and best stories every Sunday to your email inbox

We respect your privacy and you can unsubscribe at any time from our emails