A BLACKHEATH pub wants to extend to create a larger premises.

The Beech Tree pub on Halesowen Street has applied to Sandwell Council for permission to build an extension to create a larger lounge and new toilets.

The pub is opposite Blackheath Sainsburys.

Notes to planners say the extension would be a single/storey side and rear extension.

They state that the pub employs three full-time and three part-time employees.

They state its opening hours are from 9.30am till 11pm Monday to Friday and from 9.30am till 1am on Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays.

The application will be considered by Sandwell Council planners.