A beautiful historic pub cared for and restored by the local community
Community owned pub
Key objectives & Outcomes
The grant helped the Somersham Community Pub Ltd purchase and restore the Duke of Marlborough so it could sustain as a social hub and continue to provide local services to the community
Accountable to the local community
The pub is owned by the local community. The shareholders own the pub and it is run by the management committee who are voted in by all stakeholders of the community benefit society
Broad community impact
The pub has created volunteering opportunities and increased community engagement through its regeneration and also provides a range of services, community activities and employment opportunities for local people.