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Demolition of Sumners pub takes place

Posted on - 4th October, 2018 - 5:24pm | Author - | Posted in - Deepdale, Fulwood, Garrison, Preston News, Pubs
The heavy machinery at work at the Sumners site Pic: Chris66092274
The heavy machinery at work at the Sumners site Pic: Chris66092274

The final day for a pub which was once a favourite of football fans has been reached.

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Demolition teams started to claw through the Sumners pub building in Watling Street Road.

Previously a much-visited pub before a game at Deepdale the pub had waned in popularity.

Pub chain Greene King put the pub on the market and it has been sold to an unknown owner who has decided to flatten it.

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Lots of the roof of the Sumners had already been taken off Pic: Chris66092274
Lots of the roof of the Sumners had already been taken off Pic: Chris66092274

PWA Planning put in a demolition notice in August stating it would be knocked down during the Autumn.

No planning applications have yet been lodged for what will replace the pub on the site.

Read more: These are the top real ale pubs in Preston as rated by CAMRA

Did you ever drink in the Sumners? Let us know your views on the demolition

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