Walkabout on Shepherd's Bush Green Will Close on October 6

Owners have sold Aussie themed pub for "undisclosed sum"

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Walkabout, one of W12's most distinctive pubs on the west side of Shepherd's Bush Green, will close its doors for the last time on October 6, after being sold by owners Intertain.

In June Davis Coffer Lyons, a property agent specialising in the leisure field was appointed by Intertain to market the Australian themed pub.

Intertain chief executive John Leslie said that he expected to have a range of offers for the 1,250 capacity venue following a high level of interest in the site.

Now a spokesman for the company has confirmed: " We have now sold the site the an undisclosed sum."

The company have not revealed what the buyer intends to do with the site, but is sales brochure anticipated its possible redevelopment saying there was a "significant opportunity to
diversify and/or change the use of the venue."

Paul Tallentyre, Director at DCL also said in June: " This is an excellent property in a fantastic location.

"As well as bar and pub operators we also expect to receive a great deal of interest from property developers who are looking to take advantage of the sites proximity to Westfield London."

Intertain is currently in the process of refurbishing its 35 outlets, and the spokesman added that proceeds from the sale would fund refurbishments and new acquisitions.

Originally constructed as a cinema in 1910, the venue was converted to a pub/bar and opened its doors to the London Australian community and friends as a Walkabout in the mid-1990s.

Now a series of special events is planned in the run-up to an official closing party on October 5.

 

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September 26, 2013

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