A CAR showroom could be converted into a health spa if an application to officially change its use is accepted by the council.

Planning permission has been requested for the showroom at the Lowerdale Autos site in Worsbrough Dale, which would involve the showroom being repurposed as a health spa.

According to documents submitted to the council, it would employ two people– the same as the current business.

The site has parking for 15 vehicles, a figure that would remain unchanged. Access to and from the premises onto Station Road outside would also be kept.

Twenty neighbours have been contacted about the application, which has been made by Beadley Mellor.

Barnsley Council’s own highways department and pollution control staff will be consulted about the application before a decision is made and councillors representing the Worsbrough ward will be consulted.

The business was established in 1988 and has two outlets locally.

* Provided by the Local Democracy Reporting Service.