New business to open in Southport town centre

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New Off Licence For West Street Southport

Sefton Council have granted planning permission for an Off Licence in West Street Southport.

The building will change from a Fish and Chip shop and be converted into a Off Licence. According to documents the new establishment will be open from 11.00am until 04.00 am. There will be 3 full time employees and 1 part time.screen shot

Design and Access Statement

Site 9 West Street, Southport, PR81QN Use of Development

The site is located adjacent to an existing main street with other similar premises in the surrounding area. The proposal is to change the use of the existing Fish and Chip shop to an off licence on the ground floor.

Extent of Development

The development intends to utilise the existing building and retail space as an off licence.

Layout of the Site

The premises comprises of two storeys with at ground floor level an off licence and at basement level a storage area.

Size and Scale of the Development

The proposal is within a city centre area and is in keeping with the surrounding area and does not seek to over develop. The building will be compatable with the nature of buildings which are in the immediate vicinity.


There is no intention to provide any hard or soft landscaping to the proposed development as there is no immediate scope to provide such.


The layout of the building will provide level access to the ground floor of the premises for people with disabilities.

The location of the premises lends itself to easy access to all local road and bus links around the town.


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