Bid for grocery store in end-of-terrace house

Grocery shop bid for house in St George's Road Great Yarmouth

The house at 13 St George's Road is bidding to host a shop. - Credit: Google Maps

An end-of-terrace house in a prominent street is looking to host a grocery store.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council is being asked to consider an application to site a shop at 13 St George's Road, next to the former Art College building.

According to papers the conversion involves a large domestic storage room to the right of the front door which is little-used.

13 St George's Road Great Yarmouth grocery store bid

A house which flanks Nelson Road Central in Great Yarmouth could host a grocery store if planners allow an application from the owner. - Credit: Google Maps

Under the plans a bay window would be replaced with a door, creating an entrance to the shop, and a toilet added in the corner.

People living in the six flats which make up the building will retain their own entrance.


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The documents say the owner wants to "optimise the use of the building and is aware of the need for a small grocery store or similar, thus bringing into use a wasted room."

People have until August 19 to have their say.

To view the plans visit the borough council's planning portal via its website.

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