PLANS have been submitted to convert a former retail unit and two houses into 12 apartments.

The proposed development would be for numbers 83, 85 and 87 in Wigan Road, Westhoughton.

The former retail unit's use would be changed to residential and the two houses would be extended and converted.

There would also be associated car parking built at the rear of the development.

For more details on the application, search for reference number 02169/17 on the planning portal at