Photo: The Pageant Pub Folkestone Road

Pageant Pub forced to close for essential repairs. 

The pub only underwent a £200,000 refurb in 2015. A message on the pubs Facebook page page says:

As many of you have been aware we have been forced to close the Pageant for the last couple of weeks.

Two weeks ago we discovered issues in the form of water damage in the floor which forced us to close as we were not sure where the water was coming from.

This then lead to a full investigation which has now concluded and repair work has been underway for the last week. We are still unsure of what is to come and can not give a guaranteed date of reopening, but everything in OUR power has been done to try to open as soon as we can in a SAFE environment. The last thing we wanted to do was to open the pub in a half state which we feel would have been an insult to our regulars.

It is the most disheartening thing to be forced to close your business and turn away customers.

We are now watching all our hard work and the effort put in disappear which in its self is a killer for us as landlords.

We can not apologise enough but are doing everything as stated above to get the pub reopened in some fashion.
I do hope this lays some answers to the questions buzzing around.


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