Bid for new Norwich city centre betting shop

An empty shop in Norwich city centre looks set to be filled by a bookmakers.

Ladbrokes is hoping to turn the former Baguette Express shop in Gentleman's Walk into a betting shop.

The shop, close to Norwich market, has been empty since Baguette Express closed in 2009.

Ladbrokes has lodged two applications relating to the property with Norwich City Council.

One seeks small-scale changes to the shopfront and the inside of the shop, along with the installation of a satellite dish, while the other is for signs on the shop.