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Shock as Morecambe's oldest pub closes - Lancashire Evening Post


. . Among Lancashire's oldest clubs has actually been shut and also is due to be offered by its proprietors Punch Taverns.


. Residents and team at The Smugglers Den in Morecambe claimed they were left "shocked" when the pub closed last Monday evening, July 27.




. . . Hannah, from North Wales, took over as a relief supervisor as well as chose to stay on as complete time supervisor.

It has actually been handled by Hannah Gregson considering that last September.

She said: "The brewery is placing it up for sale and it's closed at the minute. The firm is set to offer 150 of its worst-performing "wet-led" bars to NewRiver Retail Ltd,.



. . . The pub, in Poulton Road, which was constructed around 1640, is the oldest in the resort.

"I simply wish it stays open for the neighborhood's sake and also obviously for the regulars, a few of whom have been coming right here for Three Decade.".


."I'm gutted to be sincere, and also a great deal of the regulars are actually surprised by it.

But a spokeswoman for proprietors Punch Taverns stated the company had temporarily closed the bar.


. She said: "We could validate that there will certainly be a change of operator at the Smugglers Den on Wednesday August 5, nonetheless the club will certainly remain open as well as trading to the community.".



. . Punch Taverns is among the UK's biggest rented bar companies, with greater than 3,500 bars across the country. "But it's a battling pub as well as does not actually make adequate to cover its expenses.

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