A PUB which suddenly closed is set to be demolished, if a planning application handed to Barnsley Council is approved.

An application to demolish the Alma Inn, on Alma Street, Wombwell, has been registered with the council by Barugh Green-based Kestrel Estates UK Ltd and is currently under consideration.

The demolition work is expected to take 20 days according to a method statement supplied with the application.

Comments can be added to the application, number 2019/0641, until July 18.