Blackpool is preparing a new Indian restaurant on the site of a women’s clothing store


A new Indian restaurant will open in Blackpool.

A request from Mr. and Mrs. Morris and approved by Blackpool Council reveals plans for the former Gold Boutique at 107 Highfield Road.

The local, in the middle of a row of commercial premises comprising shops, offices and take-out food, will be transformed into an Indian restaurant called A se Anar.

Plans reveal that the restaurant will seat 19 people and will include a bar, kitchen and restrooms. The first floor will continue to be used as a separate residential apartment.

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Regarding the potential noise impact of the new restaurant, the council planning officer states: “There are existing permanent residential dwellings located above the unit, so there is a possibility that the project will have an impact. negative on residential approval. However, the site is in a bustling neighborhood center and as such a higher level of noise pollution and activity is an intrinsic and inevitable part of life in the area.

“The previous use of the unit was as a store and the neighboring units on the ground floor are also for commercial use, including a restaurant and take-out. Therefore, there is little reason to assume that the change of use in restaurants would generate more noise pollution than what already exists. “

The agent goes on to recommend the granting of the authorization and states: “As stated above, the project is considered to represent sustainable development and no other physical planning considerations have been identified which would override this. assessment. On this basis, the building permit must be approved. “

No objections were raised about the plans and the council has now officially granted permission.

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