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Liverpool Arms a pub no more

Building to be turned into residential property

There'll be no more pints pulled at a well-known pub in Baldrine, after plans have been submitted to transform it into a six-bedroom home.

An application has been made to turn the Liverpool Arms into a residential property, following the decision by owners Heron and Brearley not to continue running the site.

Brewery bosses say factors such as location, limited trade, and difficulty in recruiting staff made operating the pub 'no longer a viable option'.

It was closed in October last year after a decline in business and a tough trading environment.

H&B had considered hosting its Bella Pizza offer at the pub during the TT period, but says the kitchen was in too poor a condition to provide the service.

Property and Projects Manager Helen Simpson says the company has focussed investments in public houses The Cat With No Tail, Archibald Knox and Mines Tavern, with no further interest in running the Liverpool Arms.

Documents supporting the planning application also revealed the previous tenant left a trading debt of £14,000, and £3,000 in unpaid rent.

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