J D Wetherspoon submits plan for The Star

Application received by East Devon District Council after months of negotiations to buy Honiton pub.

After months of negotiations, pub chain J D Wetherspoon has submitted a planning application for The Star Inn, Honiton.

Major improvements to the New Street premises are proposed, including the provision of two terraces.

Up to 19 jobs could be created - seven full-time and 12 part-time.

The pub has been closed while negotiations with J D Wetherspoon continued.


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East Devon District Council will determine the application, but business leaders have welcomed the pub chain’s interest in Honiton.

They say New Street could be revitalised by the arrival of J D Wetherspoon.

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