Derelict Northampton restaurant could find new life as a church

A former Northampton restaurant could be converted into a church.

Thursday, 30th November 2017, 3:53 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 9:35 am
The former restaurant in Wellington Street could be converted into a church.

A planning application to turn the site of the former Fort Kochi Indian restaurant, in Wellington Street, town centre, into a place of worship for the Christ Image Assembly Northampton chapter has been submitted to the borough council.

The refurbishment will maintain install a mini kitchen with a main church auditorium of around 100 square-metres.

A consultation is open until December 11, although the only neighbours to the proposed church is the Quaker Meeting House behind the former restaurant.

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Floor plan of the proposed new church.

The church will be an arm of the Global Ministry of Christ Image Assembly, which has its operational base in Nigeria. It is led by lead minister Henry Akintunde.

Floor plan of the proposed new church.