WH Smith looking to open at former betting shop in Dereham
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WH Smith has plans to open a shop in Dereham.
The company has submitted an application to Breckland Council for planning permission to transform the former betting shop on 36 High Street into a retail premises.
It states in its application that this would create four full-time jobs.
The building, next to The Edinburgh Woollen Mill, has been empty for some time.
WH Smith is the world's oldest national retail chain and is celebrating its 225th anniversary this year.
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It has previously announced plans to invest £49m its high street division this year.
What do you think of the plans?
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