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PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! An iconic pub that has stood in the centre of Ellesmere Port for over 140 years is set to be demolished. The Station Hotel on Station Road pulled its last pint four years ago and has since stood empty, with its condition rapidly deteriorating. Cheshire West and Chester Council documents show revised plans for its demolition and the building of 19 affordable apartments were approved earlier this month. Chris Rose of Rose Business Services Ltd, who own the building, confirmed to the ECHO the building is to be demolished in the near future, however, no date is set as yet. The recent planning approval has been given over a year after initial plans were submitted for its demolition to make way for 25 apartments in March 2020 - the council also approved those plans in July 2020. Read More Related Articles 63 of Wirral's forgotten and lost pubs Read More Related Articles Deaf women in tears as they were told to leave Wetherspoon The new plans state: "The revised scheme follows the same basic design principles as the previous scheme. The main difference is the deletion of the second block facing the station. "The proposal will therefore still preserve the essential character of the existing site and the design will retain close echoes of the existing building. Read More Related Articles Historic building needs thousands to bring it off 'at risk' list Read More Related Articles Shops and stores missed from a much-loved Wirral high street "The proposal will therefore remove a dilapidated shell and replace it with a high-quality addition to the streetscape. "The implementation of a high-quality landscaping scheme (which can be secured through condition) will ensure the scheme injects colour ands vibrancy into an area desperately in need of investment." Read More Related Articles Merseyside's first airport was not Liverpool John Lennon and was actually in Wirral Read More Related Articles Every 'at risk' building in Wirral according to Historic England It will be bittersweet news for many as the building carries a lot of history, but others will welcome the change as part of the area's redevelopment.
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The pub was once said to boast the longest bar in the country and was run by John McGarva and known locally as McGarva’s Railway Hotel. In 1909 an impressive and ornate extension was built to the left of the building’s frontage and the whole was renamed The Station Hotel.
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Over the years it maintained a reputation as one of the most popular pubs in Ellesmere Port, eventually closing its doors for good in 2017. Pugh Auctions who handled the recent sale of the pub confirmed to CheshireLive in 2019 that it had been sold but and at the time said they were unable to disclose who it had been sold to or for how much.
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