Wetherspoons submits licence application for new pub
PUBLISHED: 15:22 27 December 2019 | UPDATED: 08:31 28 December 2019
Wetherspoons has submitted a licensing application for its newest Norfolk pub.
The national pub chain is seeking a licence from South Norfolk Council to sell alcohol every day between 9am and 11.30pm at the pub in King's Head Yard, off Diss Mere.
The £2.7m two-storey pub, which was approved in 2017, will feature a striking curved design with a mezzanine level and balcony offering views across the Mere.
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Initial groundworks for the pub, on what has been a car park, are expected to finally start imminently.
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Car park operator RCP is no longer listing or taking booking for the site and has removed its signage.
Landowner Joe Darrell, who has agreed a long-term lease with Wetherspoons, said he expected signs on construction to be seen soon. He has already started work on a separate small retail unit at the entrance to Kings Head Yard.
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In October the pub chain submitted updated plans however what the pub will be called remains a mystery stating simply "name of pub TBC".
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