A former bank on one of the Island’s high streets — which was open for close to a century — looks set to become a family home.
Prior approval is being sought by a Mr and Mrs Conkleton, from the Isle of Wight Council, to change the former Lloyd’s Bank on Sandown High Street into a home.
Agents for the couple, Macaire Associates, said the empty property readily and easily converts into a family home with little alteration, apart from the reinstallation of a staircase within the original space.
The property has been vacant for over 4 years since Lloyds closed 49 branches, including those in Bembridge, Cowes and Sandown, as people moved to online banking.
Before the branch on Sandown High Street closed it had been a Lloyds branch for 98 years.
To view the plans, 21/02169/3OPA, you can visit the council’s planning register. Comments can be submitted until 10th December.
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