Galway Bay fm newsroom – The city council has given approval to change two ground floor units in the city into a credit union.
Planning permission has been granted for alterations to the vacant units at Mayoralty House at Merchants Road, which is a protected structure.
The new credit union is being developed by Health Services Staffs Credit Union Limited.
An Architectural Assessment Report formed part of the application as the development concerned a protected structure.
In allowing the credit union to go ahead, city planners have imposed 6 conditions.
One conditions stipulates that details of the design, type of materials, and colour of all signage must be agreed in writing prior to the unit being occupied.