The landlords of the White Horse pub in Chorleywood have announced their impending departure.
Lisa and Richie have been the operators of the centuries-old venue for the past five years, put in a post on social media, they announced they would be ending their tenancy, citing the COVID-19 pandemic as a reason.
They will remain as landlord and landlady until the owners of the pub, Greene King, find new tenants.
In the post, they said: “Dear friends, it is with a very heavy heart that we have given notice on our tenancy here at The White Horse.
“We as a business, have not recovered from the recent pandemic, and unfortunately times have changed for the pub world!
So, what does this mean for you? We are here until Greene King find a suitable tenant. Our notice period is for up to six months.
Thank you all for your support over the last five years, we have met some great people and had a fabulous time being part of your community.”
The pub has been a part of Chorleywood since it first opened in 1772 and the building has many of its original features intact.
A spokesperson for Greene King said: “We fully intend to keep The White Horse pub open as we know it is loved by the local community.
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