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De La Warr pub deal 'collapsing'

J D Wetherspoon's controversial bid to turn the historic Grade I-listed De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill into a pub was on the verge of collapse this week after the company admitted it was having grave difficulties finding a theatre operator which does not want a subsidy of £300,000 to £500,000 per year to take on that part of the building. Rother District council last week signalled its own desires by agreeing to pay a team headed by John McAslan and Partners £75,000 to ...

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