Plans have been submitted to convert a convenience store back into a home.

The store, in Holmbush Way, Southwick, is currently part of a semi-detached bungalow which has three bedrooms upstairs and living quarters to the rear of the shop.

However, the owner now wants to remove the shop aspect and have the building as a home only, which it had been when it was first built.

This is because the owner says the store is "no longer being a viable business".

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If the plans are approved by Adur and Worthing Councils, changes would be made to the existing shop front and internal ground floor layout.

The present shop front would be removed and designed to look like the neighbouring bungalows around it, with plans to install a new front door and windows.

The ground floor layout inside the property would also be reorganised to include an additional bedroom for an elderly relative.

The property would stay as a single dwelling only with access to the property from the main road being unaffected if these plans do go ahead.

There are no plans for any other external changes to the building.

A final decision is set to be made by May 6.