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Touch of Spice set to close

Posted on - 18th January, 2019 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Broughton, Food & Drink, Preston News, Pubs, Redevelopment, Restaurants in Preston
Another view of the Indian restaurant on the Broughton crossroads
Touch of Spice on the Broughton crossroads

A popular Broughton restaurant is set to close its doors after a turbulent year has left clouds hanging over the future of the site.

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Touch of Spice will serve it’s last customers on January 21 after 12 years serving Indian food at the former Golden Ball site in Woodplumpton Lane.

Now the future of the 17th century inn remains unknown as plans to redevelop the site for a retirement complex were turned down last week.

Read more: Broughton retirement complex plan for Touch of Spice is rejected,

The owners took to social media to announce the closure.

A Facebook post read: “The closure is due to the developers Midas Land Ltd wanting to demolish the former prestigious Golden Ball and turn it in to a modern Primark-looking building.

“Pathetic behaviour and vile actions took place over 2018, one being the parking tickets and now serving us a notice to demolish the site.

“We would like to Thank You all MASSIVELY for your support over the past 12 years & being the best guests we could ever have asked for…

“We have built such strong relationships with some of you that will continue wherever our next venture may take us!

“Everyone has made us feel very welcome in Broughton like being part of a family over the years and we’ll forever be grateful for that!”

Read more: Ten of the highest rated places for a curry in Preston

A farewell party is planned on Friday January 18 with entertainment from Louise Heatley-Wild, singing 80s, Motown and soul music.

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