Plans have been lodged to replace a city centre yoga and fitness studio in an effort to "help the vitality of the local economy".

The former studio, located in St Clement's Street in Oxford, is vacant but may soon be converted to a building for business and commercial use.

Application documents do not specify what the exact building would be but emphasise that it would not include a restaurant.

thisisoxfordshire: Existing and proposed ground floor plan.Existing and proposed ground floor plan. (Image: Oxford City Council.)

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A covering letter states: "The scheme is designed to respond to the commercial needs of the city and to ensure optimum viable use of the premises to supplement the vitality of the local economy.

"The scheme is designed to respond to the commercial needs of the city and to ensure optimum viable use of the premises to supplement the vitality of the local economy."

A decision on the application will be made by councillors in due course.