Former bank could become new shops and flats

A planning application has been submitted to convert a former bank in Featherstone into flats and shops.

Friday, 28th September 2018, 9:54 am
Updated Friday, 28th September 2018, 10:57 am

The Yorkshire Bank on Station Lane closed in 2015 during a wave of high street branch closures.

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The new proposals, submitted to Wakefield Council this week, seek to convert the ground floor of the building into retail space and the first floor to two-bed flats.

Yorkshire Bank announced closure of its Featherstone, branch alongside 18 others, in May 2015.