Pub giant and low-cost chain, Wetherspoon, have proposed a £1.5 million plan to convert the Empire Bingo venue on Nicholson Street into a super-pub. They have submitted a planning application to transform it into a two-storey pub. The Evening News reports
'JD Weatherspoon has bought the Empire Bingo venue on Nicolson Street for an undisclosed sum and submitted a planning application to transform the former La Scala cinema into a two storey pub. . . .'