As featured in our Assets of Community Value section of this site, a decision on the planned demolition of the Gardeners Inn was due 28 days after the Appeal Hearing, which was held on the 12th December 2023 at Broxtowe Borough Council. The great news for the “Friends of the Gardeners Inn” is that the Government Inspector has blocked the demolition, deeming it too valuable to the local community. The battle has gone on for over 2 years, with Andrew Ludlow, Branch Secretary, actively involved in supporting the group.
After the decision was announced Andrew stated, “We’re delighted for the Friends of the Gardeners Inn, who have led the campaign to save the pub, and we will give them any support we can to help them open it in the future.”
If you want to review the documents issued by the Government Inspectorate, please click on the ACV link above.
We’ll keep you updated on the ongoing developments and hope that this pub can re-open soon and again become a valuable asset in the community!