PLANS have been submitted for the change of use of space at an industrial site including the installation of 27 storage containers.

Proposals seek consent from council planners for a flexible use to include open storage and / or car park, and the installation of storage containers, a new fence and the relocation of existing access gates, and associated landscaping works at Lea Green Business Park.

Plans have been submitted by applicants The Storage Team for the site at Eurolink, Sutton Manor.

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A cover letter in the plans, drawn up on behalf of the applicant by Craig Foster Architects, said: "The Storage Team have received consent for open B8 storage with shipping containers within the external yard area of Units 17 and 18.

"This proposal seeks to extend the storage container facility on to adjacent land which will be brought within the applicant's control.

"The application is to address increased demand on the site for storage and in particular storage of larger items. A total of 27 additional containers are proposed."

Plans are on standard consultation until Wednesday, April 17, with a decision expected by May 14.