As we all know pubs across the Country are closing in large numbers and there have been examples across Sefton Borough of the demise of numerous outposts of the pub trade. The photo above was taken on 24th January with the battle to save the pub seemingly all but lost.
The Priory is in a prominent location and is an interesting building in its own right so why would anyone want to demolish it?
The story of its demise and the fight to stop it closing and being demolished has been carried in the Champion newspaper – read on via these links:-
The Pub Co’s have a lot to answer for in my view – Pubs are not just property to be bought and sold they are usually at the very heart of a community.