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New cafe planned for the empty Games Workshop unit

Posted on - 7th June, 2019 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Food & Drink, Preston City Centre, Preston News, Recreation, Redevelopment
Rise cafe has applied to change the use of the old Games Workshop

An empty retail unit in the Miller Arcade could open as a cafe if Preston City Council grants approval.

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An application has been submitted to convert the former Games Workshop into Rise cafe to open selling smoothies and snacks until 9pm.

The unit has been empty since June 2017 when Games Workshop relocated to Lune Street.

If approved, Rise will create eight jobs.

Read more: Community food hub opening in cafe in Preston

The application includes listed building consent to install vents and a serving hatch in a design complementary to the Miller Arcades historical features.

Plans also include an outside seating area.

Preston City Council planning committee will consider the application.

If you wish to comment you can do so before June 24 at devcon@preston.gov.uk quoting ref 06/2019/0428.

Read more: See the latest Preston redevelopment news

What do you think of the plans? Leave your comments below.

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