Canvey Green Belt Campaign learnt this morning that the iconic Canvey Island public house, the King Canute, is to close on May 18th!
It is thought the new owner is a property developer!
This move is in line with the desperate search for development land encouraged by Castle Point Council in it’s efforts to finalise a Local Plan.
The landmark pub, previously known as the Red Cow, was renamed following the 1953 flood, as it marked the area in which flood water reached.
UPDATE to the intended use appeared in the Echo dated 3rd June 2014. Link to Echo article