A FEMALE-RUN tattoo studio that operated in Spark:York might transfer into Grade II-listed metropolis centre premises beneath plans earlier than the council.
Lisa Harding and Janine Mottley hope to relocate their Studio & I enterprise and have utilized to Metropolis of York Council for change of use permission for a store at 24 Goodramgate.
The pair wish to open a retail store with a tattoo studio on web site.
Of their utility letter, they are saying they’re in search of to relocate as a result of they’ve outgrown their present area at Spark:York in Piccadilly.
They stated the brand new store would promote clothes, equipment and artwork designed and made by themselves and native artists.
Within the letter, they are saying: “Our enterprise purpose as one of many only a few female-owned tattoo studios has at all times been to vary the notion of the tattoo trade.
“Very like hair and sweetness retailers, we wish to be part of the group, a pleasant, optimistic surroundings for all.
“As a enterprise with many non-local purchasers, we shall be attracting new guests to the road, which can convey each customized to neighbouring enterprises and serve to enhance the financial energy of the world.
“The proposed change for the positioning may have no dangerous impression on the looks of the road, neighbouring tenants nor the native surroundings.
“Quite the opposite, we hope that it’s going to profit the cultural and financial range and vibrancy of Goodramgate.
“We would be the solely enterprise of our sort within the space. This can convey range to the road whereas not competing with present enterprise.
“On condition that our store won’t be completely different to a retail store we see no cause why our proposed plan ought to have any destructive impression in anyway on our residential or enterprise neighbours.
“The tattooing course of itself doesn’t create disruptive noise, waste merchandise or scent.
“We may have a traditional store frontage, permitting the general public open entry to the retail factor of the positioning and preserve regular enterprise hours together with native enterprise.”
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