Assurances made that Portsmouth pub will reopen its doors

The Fountain public house in North End
The Fountain public house in North End

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ASSURANCES have been made that a historic Portsmouth pub will be reopened.

As previously reported, The Fountain in London Road, North End, closed after landlord Pat Wears left following a dispute with owners Enterprise Inns over maintenance costs.

A spokeswoman for the company said it is now looking to recruit a new tenant.

She said: ‘We would like to reassure local residents that the Fountain is only closed temporarily while we actively recruit a new publican to take the business forward.’