Could a 'permanently closed' local venue be making a triumphant return?
By Evie Payne
17th Nov 2023 | Local News
The Young Pretender in Congleton looks set to return as the venue applies for a premises licence with Cheshire East Council.
In 2022, the venue announced a shock closure after a decade of trade.
However, it appears that the venue is set to return, having put in an application for the licensing of film, music and alcohol seven days a week.
The application states: "Notice is hereby given that we, Punch Taverns Limited have applied on 14 November 2023 to Cheshire East Council in respect of the premises known as Young Pretender, 30-34 Lawton Street, Congleton, CW12 1RS for a premises licence to provide the following licensable activities:
- Films, Recorded Music & Supply of Alcohol – Sunday – Thursday – 07:00 – 00:00, Friday – Saturday – 07:00 – 01:00
- Live Music – Monday – Sunday – 07:00 – 00:00
- Late Night Refreshment – Sunday – Thursday – 23:00 – 00:00, Friday – Saturday – 23:00 – 01:00"
Representations must be made in writing by 12 December to:
The Licensing Section
C/O Delamere House
Or by email to: [email protected]
The application was submitted on 14 November, and any representations must be submitted by 12 December.
View the application online.