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Former Hornchurch McDonald’s could be converted to a gym

PUBLISHED: 07:41 11 September 2018 | UPDATED: 07:46 11 September 2018

The former McDonald's in Hornchurch could be converted into a fitness centre. Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA

The former McDonald's in Hornchurch could be converted into a fitness centre. Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA

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The fast-food chain closed its store in High Street last year.

McDonald's in High Street, Hornchurch. Photo: Google MapsMcDonald's in High Street, Hornchurch. Photo: Google Maps

The former Hornchurch McDonald’s in High Street could be converted to a gym.

A planning application for a change of use to the former fast-food restaurant was submitted to Havering Council on June 21, and a decision is expected to be made today (September 11).

The application submitted by Town Planning Experts in Portsmouth is to turn the restaurant at 46-48 High Street into a fitness centre.

If given the green light the gym would include a free weight area, a cardio area and a strength area.

The McDonald’s branch closed in July last year.

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