Bridge St pub fails to sell at auction

A Belper pub has failed to sell at auction.

The Lord Nelson, on Bridge Street, had a guide price of £100,000 when it went under the hammer at Le Meridien, Piccadilly, London.

However, the asking price was not reached and it remains on the market.

A spokesman for auctioneers, Eddisons, said: “It didn’t sell in the room. However, we are in talks with a couple of interested parties following the auction”.

The period end of terrace building is described as being a public house on the ground floor with two principal bar/lounge areas together with male and female toilets and external store.

The upstairs residential accommodation has three bedrooms and there is an enclosed yard and beer garden to the rear.

Those interested can llst submit a bid on the Eddisons website.

The eventual owner is expected to exchange contracts within a few weeks of the pub being sold.