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The former Currys store in Lichfield is set to be given a new lease of life. Planning chiefs gave the green light to proposals to change the use from retail to a restaurant or cafe. The plans will see the Conduit Street unit converted with the introduction of a kitchen and seating area. Threadneedle Investments – the company behind the proposals – said it hoped to provide a more suitable trading space for the city. In a statement as part of the planning application, the company said: “We consider that this site offers an excellent opportunity to enhance the overall appearance of the conservation area. “This will be achieved through the replacement of the existing facia with a traditional shop front constructed from high quality materials, appropriate to the setting.” More details on the proposals can be seen on Lichfield District Council’s planning website.

Ross

Founder of Lichfield Live and editor of the site.