THE former White Hart pub in Bridgwater is set to become a funeral directors.

Planning permission has been approved to turn the former pub site located at 46-48 Eastover into a St Margaret's Hospice Funeral Care centre.

The proposal includes plans to convert the ground floor into the funeral directors, with a new air conditioning unit required on the back of the building.

New signage will be required on the front and side elevations for the business.

Planning permission was granted by Sedgemoor District Council on Tuesday, March 31.

To see the full planning application, visit the Sedgemoor District Council website and search for the application number 08/20/00017.