Pizza Union has lined up an opening at 145 City Road, MCA understands.

The business has submitted a licensing application for the site in Old Street to Hackney Borough Council.

It would be the fifth site for Pizza Union, which currently operates restaurants in Aldgate, Dalston, King’s Cross and Spitalfields.

Its most recent opening (Dalston) was in December 2017.

According to the latest accounts filed at Companies House – sales increased by 43% to £6.7m for the 52 weeks to 30 December 2018, with profit before tax at £1.05m, compared to £778k the previous year.