Vacant bookmakers could become bar in Scarborough

A former bookmakers in Scarborough could be turned into a bar after an alcohol licence application was submitted to the borough council.

Tuesday, 25th May 2021, 3:21 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th May 2021, 3:22 pm
the vacant William Hill could become a bar. (Photo: Google)

J N Corner Property Ltd wants the licence for the vacant William Hill unit at 1-5 Falsgrave Road.

The new bar, which would be called Ont Corner, would be open seven days a week from 10am until midnight, apart from Sundays when it would close at 11pm.

Five picnic benches would be placed outside the property to be used for patrons and smokers.

Under the application the seating could only be used by smokers after 10pm.

The time allowed for alcohol sales would be the same as the opening hours, the application adds, and on a number of days a year, including bank holidays, Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve, the bar would be open until 2am.

The applicant also wants to play recorded music inside the venue.

Scarborough Council has now put the application out to consultation. The closing date for representations is June 14.