Bird’s eye view of site of Gorleston’s Wetherspoon’s pub The William Adams as land is cleared

The site of the new Wetherspoon's in Gorleston has been cleared ready for a new building to be const

The site of the new Wetherspoon's in Gorleston has been cleared ready for a new building to be constructed. Photo: David Hannant - Credit: Archant

This photograph gives a bird's eye view of how the site of Gorleston's Wetherspoon's pub currently looks.

An artist's impression of the William Adams pub at Gorleston. Picture: JD Wetherspoon

An artist's impression of the William Adams pub at Gorleston. Picture: JD Wetherspoon - Credit: Archant

With the site now clear and safety boarding erected, the coming months will see the building begin to take shape.

Situated on the former GT Motors site on Gorleston High Street, The William Adams was originally scheduled to open on July 18 - though its website now states October.

It is to be named after a former bathing hut attendant of the town, who was born in 1864 and is credited with saving 140 lives in the role.

The process of Wetherspoon taking over the site began two years ago and as part of this a research report was conducted to find a name for the pub. The William Adams topped a public poll as part of this, which saw more than 1,000 votes cast.

Last month, an artist's impression of how the pub will look was released and with the site now clear, building work can soon begin.


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