BRIDGWATER NEWS: Squib pub conversion plans submitted to council
PLANS have been submitted to Sedgemoor District Council for the conversion of the former Squib pub in Bridgwater into a shop.
It was suggested back in August this year – as reported by the Bridgwater Press - that the former pub in West Street was being earmarked as a future convenience store when the applicants, SEP Properties, applied to the council for planning permission to build an extension at the Squib.
Now applicant Pal Singh, of SEP Properties, has applied for the proposed “change of use” of the premises from a public house to a convenience store.
Details provided to the council have said that the proposed store would have six full-time employees.
It is understood that the Squib closed its doors for the last time as a pub in around November 2016.
A decision on the application for the “change of use” is not expected to be made by the council until October 23, 2017, at the earliest.