New restaurant could replace vacant shop unit in Great Yarmouth town centre

The area on the corner of Regent Road and Theatre Plain currently used for storing bins. Photo: Geor

The area on the corner of Regent Road and Theatre Plain currently used for storing bins. Photo: George Ryan - Credit: Archant

A vacant shop in Great Yarmouth town centre could become a food and drinks outlet if plans are approved.

A impression of what the new shop unit on the corner of Regent Road and Theatre Plain, Great Yarmout

A impression of what the new shop unit on the corner of Regent Road and Theatre Plain, Great Yarmouth could look like. Photo: Fletcher King - Credit: Fletcher King

A change of use application has been submitted to the borough council by Leeds-based Bilsdale Properties.

The former Partners stationery shop has been empty since last year and the unit would have a new frontage on Regent Road.

According to the submitted plans the unit could employ six people full-time and four people part-time and the proposed opening hours would be from 7am-midnight Monday to Sunday.

MORE: New shopfront proposal could be a focal point for visitors to townPeter Handley is the agent for the application and said that the property company was in talks with a potential occupant for the site and more information would be available soon.

There would be a new entrance from the street facing and there would be a new bin area at the shop rear.


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The unit consists of 293 square metres (3154 sq.ft) of floor space.

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