Quoting from the article it talks about Jared Chin-a-Loy:

Jared Chin-A-Loy, 40, is chairman of the Rochford Chamber of Trade and hopes the building will be filled by an independent, locally-based business, rather than a chain.

Mr Chin-A-Loy, who works as an accountant in Rochford and has lived in the town for most of his life, said: “There aren’t many details available at the moment apart from that they want to change use.

“I think it is always better to have something there rather than an empty unit, so it’s a positive step in that respect.

Read the remaining of Jared’s quotes and the full article here: http://www.echo-news.co.uk/news/15193853.Former_bank_could_become_new_restaurant_if_plans_are_approved/?ref=rss