JD Wetherspoon pub in Boscombe up for sale

Fri, 27 May 2016 | COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

A popular Boscombe pub has been put on the market by JD Wetherspoon, reports the Bournemouth Daily Echo.

The Sir Percy Florence Shelley on Christchurch Road in the Boscombe area of Bournemouth was named after the son of poet Percy Bysshe Shelley and Frankenstein author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. It was originally opened in 1998, using the foyer of the Carlton Super Cinema — a structure built in 1931. However, this was demolished in the early 2000s and converted to the pub's current frontage.

Eddie Gershon, a spokesperson for JD Wetherspoon, said of the Sir Percy Florence Shelley sale: “Wetherspoon has put its pub in Boscombe on the market. We appreciate that our loyal customers will be disappointed with the decision.

“Like other companies, Wetherspoon has to take commercial decisions, which while beneficial for the company, might not always be welcome by customers. The pub will remain trading as normal until or if it is sold. There will be no job losses as a result of the announcement.”

The JD Wetherspoon group has appointed CBRE and Savills to handle the sale of a total of 45 pubs across London and the South of England, including that of the Sir Percy Florence Shelley. Each of the 45 pubs are being considered for sale individually, in small packages or as a portfolio.

A spokesperson for the joint agents said: “The portfolio represents an excellent opportunity to acquire high volume businesses with strong food sales in established locations which are fitted to an extremely high standard. We therefore anticipate a broad range of interest from pub, bar and restaurant groups.”


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