How time flies, as the old saying goes. It will soon be three years since JD Wetherspoon started as owner/operator of the historic White Horse pub/restaurant in Brigg town centre.
The building dates back to the 18th century, and as soon as this notable national company acquired the Wrawby Street premises they were given a major revamp and extended backwards, with a beer garden beyond that (something of a sun-trap in the summer).
Wetherspoon's opened its Brigg venue to the public on January 27, 2015.
It immediately became popular with people of all ages, particularly families and groups venturing out for a reasonably priced meal and a drink or two.
They serve a good breakfast, too, we can say from personal experience.
Brigg Blog has to admit that we haven't spent as much time in Wetherspoon's over the past three years as we thought we would.
That's strange as we can't fault the low prices and the ciders and beers on offer. And we particularly enjoyed one of the cider festivals.
Maybe this year will see us finding the time to make more regular use of what the young folk of Brigg and district call Spoons.
|An early staff picture taken by Ken Harrison, of Brigg Matters magazine.|
|A lovely sunny day in the beer garden before opening time.|
|The old White Horse pub being refurbished in November 2014.|
|Working on the frontage in December 2014.|
|A reminder of how the White Horse looked before it was acquired by the Wetherspoon chain.|
|A close-up of the current frontage.|
|Brothers Keith and Martin Hunt enjoying a pint at Wetherspoon's White Horse in Brigg where they were attending a football reunion.|