A PLANNING application to turn a vacant trading unit into an exercise studio has been given the go-ahead.

Proposals to change the use of 11 Victoria Trading Estate, Victoria Street, Rainhill, which was formerly an electrical retailers, were submitted to St Helens Council in March.

The plans submitted by applicant Adam Daniels say proposed opening hours for the exercise studio are 6am to 9pm on Mondays to Fridays and 8am to 4pm on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.

Planning officers have given approval to the proposals.