11:14AM, Tuesday 11 June 2013
Banking bosses whose shop front design plans were thrown out by borough planners three weeks ago have submitted new plans.
Metro Bank say 'several significant alterations' have been made for the shop frontage and ATM at a branch in 116 to 118 Peascod Street, Windsor.
They said mullions, a vertical stone or piece of wood, have been introduced to separate the glazing panels at first floor level and the articulated render now has the appearance of stone panels.
And the fascia panel now comprises of blue banding as opposed to the stainless steel panel previously proposed.
Metro chiefs also say only the lettering on the fascia panel will be illuminated, with the rest of the blue fascia panel unilluminated and stainless steel banding details on the shop front will be removed.
Royal Borough councillors refused plans on May 22 encouraging the bank to come back with less 'visually dominating' plans.
Metro Bank has already granted permission to the bank to change the use of the unit from retail to financial services.
Council planners will decide by August 2.
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