Jobs to go as Chesterfield pub and restaurant shuts up shop

A Chesterfield pub and restaurant has unexpectedly closed down - despite being open for little more than a year.

Thursday, 6th April 2017, 11:03 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:52 pm
Signs in the window of Harry Ramsden's at the Wingerworth.

Harry Ramsden's at the Wingerworth closed its doors on Tuesday - leaving 13 people out of work.

Signs in the window of the building say the business is closed 'in this location' and apologise for 'any inconvenience caused'.

One member of staff, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the Derbyshire Times staff were only told on Tuesday morning.

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Harry Ramsden's at the Wingerworth.

The employee said workers were aware the business was losing money but that the news still came as a 'big shock'.

They added that some had been offered relocated jobs withing the same company - but that the nearest available positions were in Scarborough.

Harry Ramsden's have been contacted for comment and we are awaiting a response.

The empty sign outside Harry Ramsden's at the Wingerworth.
The sign above the door has gone.
Harry Ramsden's at the Wingerworth.
The empty sign outside Harry Ramsden's at the Wingerworth.
The sign above the door has gone.