An ale enthusiast from Yapton has said he’s ‘delighted’ after his plans for a micropub in Chichester city centre were approved by planning officers yesterday.
The Hornet Alehouse is set to take over a former estate agents at number 23, with a change of use permitted for the shop to become a drinking establishment.
Propective micropub landlord Glenn Johnson is chairman of West Sussex Campaign for Real Ale.
He said: “I am absolutely delighted and looking forward immensely to introducing the micropub concept to Chichester.
“We hope to open in March.”
Permitted opening hours would be between 10am and 10pm, seven days a week.
See planning reference 17/02951/FUL