City off-licence to be turned into a bar and restaurant
PUBLISHED: 08:29 12 May 2020 | UPDATED: 12:35 12 May 2020
The owner of a Norwich off-licence has been given permission to turn it into a bar/restaurant in order to expand an existing takeaway.
The application to convert Bootleggers at 76 Prince of Wales Road into a bar/restaurant and join it up with the neighbouring Piccolos fast food restaurant has been given the go-ahead by Norwich City Council.
The proposal will see a wall linking the former off-licence and Piccolos knocked through to create a larger bar and restaurant area. Bootleggers’ existing shop front and entrance will be removed and replaced with a new one featuring a large window and signage to match Piccolos.
An existing counter in Piccolos will be repositioned and a new one will be installed in the old Bootleggers premises.
A second toilet will also be installed.
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The application, made by Babak Ahmadi, was given full permission by the council on May 7. Mr Ahmadi now has three years in which to start the building work.
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