PLANS to create two industrial units on empty grassland have been approved.

Proposals to create the units on land at Roundwood Drive, on Sherdley Road Industrial Estate were submitted to the council.

The application stated permission is sought for "the development of a commercial warehouse (general industrial use on the vacant grassland at Roundwood Drive".

Plans added the "build will make a positive contribution to the re use of the plot in this industrial / commercial area of St Helens".

The application received one letter of objection over parking provision.

Planning officers gave the plans the nod.