A well-known St Helens pub is set to undergo a major refurbishment, which will eventually create 10 new jobs.
The Gerard Arms on Dentons Green Lane, Dentons Green, closed its doors on Monday.
It will re-open on Friday, September 18 following a £150,000 transformation.
As part of the investment, the pub, which is owned by Spirit Pub Company, will receive a complete makeover, introducing a lighter colour scheme with some signature pieces of furniture and contemporary fixtures.
The bar will be completely revamped, with the introduction of an extended selection of local and national ales and world beers.
The food offering will also be updated, including a specials menu that will change on a regular basis, featuring dishes such as chicken and white wine pie and creamy risotto with chives, soya beans and peas.
General manager Joanne Grundy said: “We’re incredibly excited to be undergoing such a huge transformation. The Gerard Arms is a lynchpin of the St Helens community, so we’re pleased to be able to offer even better surroundings and a great new menu to both our loyal and new guests alike.”
Joanne is also looking to recruit new team players for full and part-time positions across the bar and in the kitchen.