Sumners Site, more religious facilities?

mikkir

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I have been told that the Sumners was bought by Prestons favourite landlord Bhailok, and he will be applying to build a Girls only Muslim school!!!
He also managed to knock it down so quickly by taking the roof off, apparently if a building has no roof it is regarded as unsafe and the council will not object to an unsafe building being demolished.
 

raefil

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Bhailok doesnt own the site, the Brewery does.

Other than demolition no other planning has yet been applied for the site.
 

Liberation

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mikkir;n3395592 said:
I have been told that the Sumners was bought by Prestons favourite landlord Bhailok, and he will be applying to build a Girls only Muslim school!!!
He also managed to knock it down so quickly by taking the roof off, apparently if a building has no roof it is regarded as unsafe and the council will not object to an unsafe building being demolished.

Dunno who's right but I was told that if a building has no roof then the owner doesn't have to pay rates ( or whatever they call it these days ).
 

pnematic

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Liberation;n3395996 said:
Dunno who's right but I was told that if a building has no roof then the owner doesn't have to pay rates ( or whatever they call it these days ).
Basically - if it uninhabitable then council tax cant be levied , so if in the future you are going to demolish a building , well, make it uninhabitable quickly.

Edit - this doesn't mean a building can be made unsafe …. Building Control still have power to force the owner to make it safe. If its next to a public highway this is rigorously enforced , if not then it can usually simply be fenced off securely. Taking the roof of doesn't make it unsafe as the walls will maintain their structural integrity.
 
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raefil;n3412779 said:
Stand down everybody :)



."According to the plans the community centre will have two levels of "public information, social support and group activities."
Maybe... but let's see what is really meant by "community centre" before assuming that it's not primarily a religious facility.
 
Suppose the questions that need to be asked are
(I) Who is the mystery buyer
(2) Community centre for all the community or biased towards Muslims?
(3) Do non-Muslim private investors actually set up many community centres?
Let's hope it's something non Muslim related, in fact nothing to do with any religion ,just something done for the benefit of all the community.
 

LostinSpace

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Is it just me that's just sad because the old Sumners has gone forever?

Tbh, I don't give a shit what becomes of it, the pub's gone, end of.

I had a pint in the Sumners before the Burton match, last game of last season, and sat on the very bench in the foreground of the LEP photo, it was a gorgeous sunny day. I wish I'd known then that would be my last pint there.

I had my first in the old pub as a 16 yr old (tut, tut) 40 years and a bit ago.
 

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PNEroulette;n3413076 said:
Suppose the questions that need to be asked are
(I) Who is the mystery buyer
(2) Community centre for all the community or biased towards Muslims?
(3) Do non-Muslim private investors actually set up many community centres?
Let's hope it's something non Muslim related, in fact nothing to do with any religion ,just something done for the benefit of all the community.
What's the issue if it is Muslim related? I fail to see the problem.
 

Mer5eywhite

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LostinSpace;n3413110 said:
Is it just me that's just sad because the old Sumners has gone forever?

Tbh, I don't give a shit what becomes of it, the pub's gone, end of.

I had a pint in the Sumners before the Burton match, last game of last season, and sat on the very bench in the foreground of the LEP photo, it was a gorgeous sunny day. I wish I'd known then that would be my last pint there.

I had my first in the old pub as a 16 yr old (tut, tut) 40 years and a bit ago.
Still remember parking up round the back of the old Summers with The Garrison opposite. Three kids in the back of a Ford Escort. dad and his mate went in the pub, brought out pop and crisps and then went back in the pub. At ten to three they came out of the boozer and we walked to the Match.
We knew our place and it wasn’t in a pub at 10 years old. Times have changed.
 
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