Planning granted for new restaurant in Athlone

Westmeath County Council has granted planning permission for a new restaurant to be developed in Athlone.

In September, Gusto Grub asked for the go-ahead to change the use of a protected structure in Church Street.

The three-storey mid-terrace premises, built in the 1780s, is currently vacant, but was previously a hairdressers.


The council has approved of the plans and Athlone Mayor Aengus O’Rourke has welcomed the news.