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New restaurant and flats plan for Church Street

Posted on - 20th November, 2018 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Business, Preston City Centre, Preston News, Redevelopment
The property on Church Street due for redevelopment Pic: Google
The property on Church Street due for redevelopment Pic: Google

Two dilapidated former shops in Preston city centre could soon have a new lease of life.

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120 Church Street has seen plans tabled to convert it into a new restaurant with flats above.

MM Architectural Design have submitted the proposal for the change of use and work to the two buildings.

One of the buildings used to be Pattni’s goldsmiths and jewellers.

It stand next door to the recently closed 55th Division Club.

Two one-bedroom flats would be above the restaurant.

No details are given about what type of restaurant it would be.

Read more: Part of former BHS store to become a buffet restaurant

A statement from MM Architects says: “It has clearly been demonstrated how a high-quality conversion scheme would bring about good quality living accommodation whilst making effective use of an existing building in need of refurbishment.

“The proposal represents sustainable development and will bring about no adverse impacts on surrounding occupiers or on the local highway network.”

Read more: ‘Urban village’ plan for Stoneygate area of the city

You can see the full proposals on the Preston City Council website.

What do you think about the Church Street plans? Let us know in the comments below

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