I’m ashamed to be so delayed in writing a update for the Shoes, but to say we’ve been busy is an understatement!
We’ve had at least five people working every day from 7.00am – 5.00pm except Sundays. It’s becoming a very laborious birth of the new incarnation of the Shoes.

What we underestimated was the condition of some of the structure; an example was whilst repairing some dents and holes in the walls of the pub I couldnt work out what the intermittent flash of light was coming out the hole till I got down on hands and knees to peer out to see the traffic flashing past. a cue for three days of intensive surgery to the walls .

“Well when you going to be serving beer” I hear you shout ? Well we’re close, the kitchen is being commissioned on Monday , decorating will finish next week and the floors will be laid very soon and then we’ll insert the furniture and stock.

So keep your fingers crossed and watch this space, completion is in sight.

In the meantime here are some pictures just to give you a flavour of the level of work that’s gone on here…