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Derby Arms in Longridge closing doors for good

Posted on - 17th June, 2020 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Food & Drink, Preston News, Pubs, Restaurants in Preston
The Derby Arms in Longridge
Derby Arms in Longridge is will be closing its doors for good. Pic: Google Images

The Derby Arms in Longridge is closing its doors for good after the company has gone into administration.

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The SeaFood Company confirmed on Monday afternoon (June 15) that it had ceased trading.

The gastropub and Inn, well known for its food, has been closed since the start of the coronavirus lockdown but due to financial loss during this time, the business behind the pub have gone under administration.

Other pubs in Lancashire being operated by The SeaFood Company will also be closing their doors including Farmers Arms at Great Eccleston, Fylde and The Oyster & Otter at Feniscowles, Blackburn.

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Commenting on the closure, Longridge and Bowland county councillor David Smith said: “The Derby Arms is a highly respected place to eat and it will be sadly missed.”

On Facebook, Longridge residents have commented how much they will miss the pub.

On Facebook, Denise Croasdale said: “Awful news, loved the Derby Arms,” and Celestine Davis said: “So sad for the staff but definite demand in this area so hopefully will reopen and not be lost for good.”

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Blog Preston have contacted The SeaFood Company for a comment but had not heard back by time of publication.

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