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Church Street bar is closed after ‘disagreement with landlords’

Posted on - 29th May, 2024 - 11:08am | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Preston City Centre, Preston News, What's On in Preston
LJ’s Bar and Function Suite in Church Street Pic: Blog Preston

A bar in Church Street has been closed in the past week.

LJ’s Bar and Function Suite, at 118-119 Church Street, was visited by its landlord during Friday 24 May and closed.

A notice in the window says there was a ‘peaceable re-entry’ by Markman Capital Limited who own the freehold.

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The lease has been ended between the owner of LJ’s Bar and Markman Capital.

A spokesperson for LJ’s Bar and Function Suites told Blog Preston said: “I gave the lease back due to a disagreement with the landlords.”

Previously operating as Sylvester’s and Barney’s over the years, the bar remains closed.

The sign on the door of the LJ’s Bar and Function Suite Pic: Blog Preston

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