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PLAN Brewing For Australian Coffeehouse To Open At St Enoch Centre

AUSTRALIAN coffeehouse chain Gloria Jean’s wants to open one of its first UK outlets in Glasgow City Centre.

The 50-seat cafe/restaurant is planned for an empty shop unit on the first floor at the St Enoch Centre.

City planners are being asked to approve change of use of the premises.

A document submitted with the planning application by agent CBRE states: “Gloria Jean’s is a global coffee shop brand which is a new entrant to the UK market.

“As part of their UK rollout, it is intended to open 13 new outlets within the UK over in 2018/2019. Glasgow St Enoch’s will be one of the first outlets to open in the UK.”

The statement continues: “We consider that Gloria Jean’s Coffee will provide an exciting new food and drink use, appropriate to the shopping area and a sustainable use for the unit moving forward.”

The application comes as Indian burrito brand Wrap Chic plan to open their first Glasgow outlet at the St Enoch Centre.