Thursday, June 10, 2021


The public consultation period set for a scheme designed to revamp Brigg pub premises closes today (Thursday, June 10).
Planning permission and listed building consent are being sought for the 18th century grade two listed White Hart at 57 Bridge Street, near the County Bridge.
The proposed scheme involves erecting a two-storey extension, partial change of use to add self-catering accommodation in addition to the public house, and demolition of part of building.
North Lincolnshire Council will decide this application for hostelry premises which have been closed for many months.
The local authority gave the application a 'valid date' of May 12 and then began a four-week consultation period.
Consultees which have replied to council planners since then include the Environment Agency, the Ancholme Internal Drainage Board, local authority Highways, and the Humberside Fire & Rescue Service.
The then derelict White Hart was refurbished and remodelled by Brigg businessman and builder Ray Neall in the late 1970s and early 1980s, including the creation of a popular beer garden overlooking the Old River Ancholme.
The pub was later owned by several national brewing companies and was again put up for sale relatively recently.
North Lincolnshire Council will consider the planning application and the request for listed building consent at a future date, following the conclusion of the consultation period.
A design & access heritage statement submitted in support of this application, concluded: "The change of use and replacement extension will ensure the viability of the business moving forward and restore the building to once again be the ‘picture postcard’ gateway into the Market Place and a key historic asset for Brigg."
It is intended to retain the current 10 parking spaces within the site.