Fleetwood Wetherspoons pub The Thomas Drummond to close as chain puts it up for sale

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One of the Fylde Coast's busiest Wetherspoons is closing down.

Wetherspoons has put its Fleetwood pub The Thomas Drummond up for sale.

The Gazette can confirm the pub in London Street, off Lord Street, is to be put on the market in the coming weeks.

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Wetherspoons said The Thomas Drummond will remain open and trading as normal until a buyer is found.

The pub chain has not said whether it has any plans to open a new Wetherspoons elsewhere in town.

Wetherspoons is putting its Fleetwood pub The Thomas Drummond up for saleWetherspoons is putting its Fleetwood pub The Thomas Drummond up for sale
Wetherspoons is putting its Fleetwood pub The Thomas Drummond up for sale | Wetherspoons

Statement from Wetherspoons

Wetherspoon spokesman Eddie Gershon told the Gazette: "We can confirm that Wetherspoon is putting The Thomas Drummond, its pub in Fleetwood, on the market.

"The company, does on occasion, put some of its pubs up for sale.

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"The pub will continue trading as normal until a buyer is found."

Why is Wetherspoons closing some of its pubs?

Pub chains and hospitality businesses have been hit hard by rising costs brought on by high inflation.

Wetherspoons' boss Tim Martin also said far more people now drink in their homes rather than in pubs, while rising costs and inflation has led to less demand among cash-strapped customers.

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