raise fresh fears over future of Berrow pub as it goes on sale
fears have been raised this week over the future of a village
pub near Burnham-On-Sea.
Berrow Inn has twice failed to sell at auction and has now gone
on sale via an estate agent in Exeter for £325,000.
residents are concerned that the property may be bought by developers
and turned into flats, taking away a community asset.
wants to see this pub shut down - it's an important part of village
life," resident John Presley told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
only way I can see it becoming financially viable is if it's turned
into a high quality restaurant that draws people from across the
area. It also needs to operate as pub for locals too. We are concerned
that a developer may take it on for new housing."
spokesman for Jones Lang LaSalle confirmed that the freehold for
the premises has gone on sale at £325,000.