Plans to refurbish the iconic Automobile Palace listed building in Llandrindod Wells have been lodged with Powys planners as part of a project worth £3.3 million.
Powys County Council (PCC) who bought the building last year have submitted a listed building consent planning application to change the building’s interior.
The building closed as a garage in the early 1990’s before being converted to business units and recent occupiers of the building have included the National Cycle Museum, Mid Wales Trunk Road Agency, and the Job Centre.
Agents, Heart of Wales Property Services (HOWPS) explained the proposal in a Heritage Impact Assessment.
HOWPS said: “The Automobile Palace has been granted funding for refurbishment and alteration works to the building with the aim of providing fit for purpose, business-focussed facilities to aid and support the regeneration of Llandrindod Wells and the wider community.
“In order to attract new tenants to occupy the building, the units and the associated services and facilities in the building need upgrading or alteration to ensure that they…