A new shop is expected to replace a former beauty supply store in Reading town centre.

Sally’s, located at the entrance to Broad Street Mall on St Mary’s Butt’s closed in November 2023.

After standing empty for three months, a planning application has been spotted requesting a license for the sale of alcohol by Korea Foods Company Ltd.

This application was submitted on February 29, 2024, under the provisions of the Licencing Act 2003.

Building work has also been seen occurring within the shop unit over the last week.

Korea Foods Company Ltd specialises in the wholesale of food, beverages, and tobacco.