Former city pub could become offices

The former pub on Drayton Road that could become offices. Picture: Archant

The former pub on Drayton Road that could become offices. Picture: Archant - Credit: Archant

A former pub could become offices after plans were put in to Norwich City Council.

The building, on Drayton Road, Mile Cross, has been used for a variety of businesses since the Galley Hill pub closed, including a hairdresser's and a cafe.

The Galley Hill closed in 2005 and was left abandoned until 2008 when it was converted into properties and business units.

It has been running as a cafe called Galley which has since closed.

According to documents submitted by K Garnham Design on behalf of NES Healthcare UK, the outside of the building would remain unchanged with new steps put in place to match it.


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The interior would be refurbished into offices.

The documents say its opening hours would be from 9am until 5pm on weekdays with 17 jobs created and one part-time job.

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NES Health Care UK have been contacted for comment.

•The building was referred to as the James I pub in an original article. This has since been updated. We apologise for the mistake.

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