A NEW restaurant or bar could soon be opening in Colchester’s city centre, injecting a new lease of life into a former eatery. 

Naka Thai, an exotic Thai food restaurant, relocated to in Haven Road, Colchester, after vacating its former East Hill home, a two-storey Grade-II listed building.

Since then the site has remained empty, but that could be set to change after Larraine Palmer-Higgins applied for a premises licence for property. 

If granted by Colchester Council, the building will be allowed to act as a bar and restaurant, meaning it would be able to sell alcohol and food.

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Any feedback regarding the application must be made in writing to Colchester Council’s licensing team by February 23.

Feedback can be sent to licensing.team@colchester.gov.uk or via letters which should be sent to Colchester Council, Rowan House, 33 Sheepen Road, CO3 3WG.

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