Plans to open an opticians at the site of a former bank have been revealed.

Mr Jonathon Hardy, of Specsavers, has submitted to Bucks Council a planning application for 51 Sycamore Road, in Amersham.

Plans detail the ‘conversion of a retail unit into a Specsavers retail shop, with a new shopfront, and changes to the windows, doors and signage’.

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The site is described as a “bank retail unit” in council documents.

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It is believed the space in question is the former Santander, which closed in June 2019, according to the bank’s own website.

Planning officers will now decide what becomes of the application.

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