Where in the UK are pubs disappearing the fastest?

7th August, 2018 by Lauren Eads

It might be a Great British institution, but pubs are now closing at a rate of 18 per week, painting a “dismal picture for our pubs”, according to The Campaign for Real Ale (Camra), with a total of 476 closing in the first six months of the year – 13 more than the same period in 2017.

The Churchill Arms in London is known for its elaborate floral displays

In 2014, the rate of pub closures hit a high of 29 per week. Since then, a number of initiatives have been launched by CAMRA alongside MPs to ease the rate of decline in the on-trade, but the pressure on the industry remains high.

Camra’s chairman Jackie Parker said a triple threat of higher beer duties, rising….

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One Response to “Where in the UK are pubs disappearing the fastest?”

  1. jim ellery says:

    25 years my wife and i gave to the pub trade then made bankrupt by a greedy brewer hall and woodhouse worked in managed and tenancies for greene king, devenish ,courage.st austell brewery relief circuit around london.It wasn,t the people who ruined us its the greedy bosses and councils demanding excessive rents and rates and it makes me so angry when i here today a council chief being made redundant with £300,000 in her pension pot it makes you sick to here it.I hope the pubs keep shutting and shops to drive these people out of business let them see what its like with nothing they have killed the goose that layed the golden egg

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