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Scaffolding comes off new Plau gin bar

Posted on - 5th November, 2016 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Food & Drink, Friargate, News
Plau is revealed after months of work

Plau is revealed after months of work

A long-awaited gin bar has unveiled its restored frontage in Friargate.

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Plau bar – close to Roper Hall – has been the subject of a major restoration project.

Now owned by Jeremy Rowlanda and Rebecca Scott there has been work ongoing for more than a year to get the inside and outside ready for opening.

Repainted and with a new sign its the latest change in Friargate.

Artist impression of how Plau bar may look Pic: Rosanna Peploe

Artist impression of how Plau bar may look Pic: Rosanna Peploe

With space for up to 50 drinkers the craft gin bar was formerly the Plough Inn and is thought to be at least 250 years old.

Many interesting artefacts have been discovered during the works in the building, including a very old well.

Don't look down! The well pre-dates the Plough Inn which is being converted into Plau gin bar

Don’t look down! The well pre-dates the Plough Inn which is being converted into Plau gin bar

Read more: Prosecco and cocktails bar opening in Preston city centre

No opening date has been set for the bar, a previous opening date was rumoured as September this year.

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