2021 Review

The Ashton Hayes Community Hub Committee have been busy despite restrictions caused by the pandemic for another year. The Golden Lion was relisted as an ACV on the 29th April 2021 and the subsequent moratorium was triggered and ran its course concluding 6 months later. A formal offer of £342,000 […]

December Update

The Asset of Community Value legislation provided us with a six month moratorium to allow us to identify funding and place an offer for the Golden Lion to the owner. During the process we were able complete a viewing of the property in order to gain an insight into any […]

September Update

Following the visits of our local MP, Edward Timpson and the CEO of Cheshire West and Chester Council (CWaC), we have had very productive meetings with our CWaC representative as we collectively move towards an agreed way forward for the acquisition of the Golden Lion. We are currently obtaining up […]

Site Visits July 2021

Members of the Golden Lion committee have had several successful meetings recently. We were very pleased to welcome our local MP, Edward Timpson to the village and to show him the Golden Lion pub, which he recalls frequenting in the past. We talked through the project timeline to date and […]

June Update

The Ashton Hayes Community Hub Committee have been busy despite the inevitable restrictions caused by the pandemic. When Covid restrictions began to be lifted in July last year we were able to pick up with Cheshire West and Chester Council regarding our request for a Compulsory Purchase Order on the […]

Sold Signs

You may have noticed that sold signs have gone up at the pub. However, we have been advised by the estate agent that the pub has not been sold and the signs should be coming down soon. We will continue to keep you updated with progress as it happens.