PART of a church in Chipping Norton could be converted into eight flats if plans get the green light.

Applicant Citadel Spring Ltd and the Baptist Union Corporation Ltd has submitted plans to West Oxfordshire District Council for renovations and alterations to Chipping Norton Baptist Church, in New Street.

The proposals include renovations and alterations to retain the church on the ground floor in the main building with a new mezzanine level.

If approved, the remainder would be altered and converted to create eight two-bedroom apartments.