A closed charity shop in Whitley is set to be converted into a convenience store.

The closed Christian Community Action shop occupied a position at the end of a row of shops in Northumberland Avenue, near its junction with Whitley Wood Road.

However, the charity shop has been permanently closed, with a businessman hoping to convert it into a convenience store.

A company called PM Wine wants to sell alcohol from the shop, addressed 526-528 Northumberland Avenue, from 8am to 11pm each day.

A licensing application has been submitted to Reading Borough Council.

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You can comment on the application by emailing licensing@reading.gov.uk.

The deadline for representations is Tuesday, April 30.

Other shops in the parade of stores include a Reading Chronicle newsagents, Bet Fred and the Whitley Wood Pharmacy.

Christian Community Action maintains charity shops in Oxford Road, Coronation Square in Southcote and in Wood Lane, Sonning Common.