Save our pergola
During the pandemic, we ploughed hard earnt money into creating a safe space for all the community to use, creating an indoors but outdoors approach. This has been an extremely viable addition to our business and helps all our guests enjoy a space that caters for all along with ensuring we can remain afloat after the toughest few years. With covid on the rise again we are proud we can offer this additional space and are thankful we have this to offer and hopefully protect our business from becoming another lost statistic and help ensure all our team members remain in jobs. Those who have seen it and used it will know it is built from the highest quality materials including wood and glass with composite decking, all which blend into its natural environment. We feel this is truly a great addition to the look of the pub and the village. A nearby pub has recently had similar planning passed under the basis it was for a village shop despite being under similar conservation rules. Unfortunately we are battling with West Berkshire council planning department over the future of it. Conservation doesn’t feel it fits in, they asked us to paint it black and when we questioned it, they rejected. We would like to point out this was wasted car park space and the structure is freestanding and we have not lost any car parking facilities. We face losing it but need your help. If you would like to see our safe space remain please sign below.
Thank-you for the continued support