Welwyn traders reeling after pub blaze

TRADERS in Welwyn High Street have been deeply affected by the restoration of the historic 14th century pub The Wellington destroyed by a huge blaze. Some shop owners are down by 30 per cent in turnover since work began on mending the gutted pub and resta

TRADERS in Welwyn High Street have been deeply affected by the restoration of the historic 14th century pub The Wellington destroyed by a huge blaze.

Some shop owners are down by 30 per cent in turnover since work began on mending the gutted pub and restaurant, damaged by a fire on June 23.

The closure of Codicote Road and restricted parking is to blame for the loss in turnover.

* For more on this read today's Welwyn & Hatfield Times.