A FORMER bank is to be converted into an ice cream parlour.

A planning application has been submitted to turn the Grade II listed 86 Western Road, Brighton, into a cafe.

Built in 1905, the building had been a bank since 1925 until Natwest moved out last year.

Creams London Ltd submitted plans last week to Brighton and Hove City Council to revive the historic building.

The plans will see the building stripped before decorated in their firm’s branding while retaining many of the original features.

When complete, the ice cream parlour will be able to serve 120 people with around 10 staff working at any one time.

Brighton and Hove City Council has set a target decision date of October 16.