Return to restaurant for city centre building?

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A city centre building once occupied by McDonald’s could be turned into a restaurant again to give it a chance of success.

An application has been submitted to Wakefield Council to switch from retail to restaurant for 38-42 Kirkgate.

It was last occupied by a Polish delicatessen, which shut in December citing poor trading conditions. A letter by property consultants Barker Proudlove says by permitting a restaurant to open, it will allow the owners a better chance to secure a long-term tenant.