New owners sought for Rushden pub

The Feathers in Rushden
The Feathers in Rushden

New owners are being sought for a popular town centre pub.

The Feathers in Rushden High Street closed its doors to drinkers last month, with lots of customers going along on its final night to give it a good send-off.

A message left on The Feathers’ Facebook page last month said: “Thank you for the last five years that we have had at The Feathers, it made us some good friends and allowed us to meet some great characters.”

But owner Charles Wells is now looking for someone to buy the pub.

Peter Wells, managing director at Charles Wells Pub Company, said: “The Feathers in Rushden stopped trading in August and now has a caretaker on site. However, closing a pub is not a decision we take lightly.

“Although The Feathers was a popular location, it was running solely as a late-night venue and so no longer fits within our business model which is focused on developing our great community locals, traditional inns and pub restaurants.

“We have therefore put The Feathers up for sale and hope that the right entrepreneurial retailer will step forward to continue to run it as a pub.

“We have already had some interest in the site and anyone who would like to find out more can contact our agents Gerald Eve on 020 7333 6404.”