‘Heavy hearts’: Landmark Solihull pub announces shock closure

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A pub in Solihull has announced that it is closing down

Another local pub has announced that it is closing down in Solihull.

People have reacted with shock that the landmark venue is permanently shutting its doors.

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The Tipperary Inn in Balsall Common has uploaded a notice on its website outlining its reasons for no longer trading, admitting the decision was not an easy one and was done so with ‘heavy hearts’.

The pub was orginally owned by one half of the due who wrote the notable wartime marching song It’s a Long Way to Tipperary - with the place name more commonly associated with the Irish county. It was previously known as The Plough.

The Tipperary Inn in Balsall Common, SolihullThe Tipperary Inn in Balsall Common, Solihull
The Tipperary Inn in Balsall Common, Solihull | Google Maps

Direstors Angelo & Vlad explained that the ongoing cost of living crisis has had a detrimental impact on their business and thanks many of their customers, while acknowledging that they had many ‘cherished memories’.

The full statement from The Tipperary Inn reads: “It is with heavy hearts that we announce the permanent closure of Tipperary Inn. Despite our best efforts, we have been unable to navigate the challenges brought on by the current economic climate.

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“We want to express our sincerest gratitude for your patronage and support over the years. It has been a privilege to serve you, and we are truly grateful for the memories we have shared together.

“While this chapter may be coming to a close, we will always cherish the relationships we have formed with our customers and the community. Thank you for being a part of the Tipperary family.”

Angelo and Vlad have also invited their customers to contact them if they want more information, adding: “If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at [email protected]. Once again, thank you for your understanding and support.

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