Salvation Army wants to knock down Barton pub and pledges to build new community hall and housing
Another North Lincolnshire pub - this time in Barton - is facing demolition.
An application for prior notification of the proposed demolition of the Carnival Inn, on Tofts Road, has been submitted to North Lincolnshire Council.
Perhaps it will be seen as ironic by some people that the application has been made by the Salvation Army Trustee Company, which owns the property.
Plans to knock down the Carnival follow hot on the heels of a similar application for the Poacher pub in Scunthorpe, on which council planners have yet to rule.
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Late last year, however, a similar proposal to demolish the Ancholme Inn, in Brigg, was approved.
North Lincolnshire Council will welcome comments from members of the public about the Carnival application up to February 8.
The Salvation Army had intended to alter and refurbish the pub as a worship and community hall for its Barton-Upon-Humber Corps which was looking to relocate from a building in the town centre.
However, the organisation now considers it will be most cost-effective to knock down the pub and erect a purpose-built building, rather than adapt the current structure.
It also suggests part of the site might be "released" for housing, the proceeds from which could help with the cost of the new hall.
Agents for the owners expect to be depositing a planning application for the new buildings "during the very early part of 2013."
The Carnival dates back to the early 1970s.
Meanwhile, development plans have been announced for the Thornton Hunt Inn, on Main Street in Thornton Curtis - a listed building.
Permission is being requested to carry out internal alterations to create two new rooms to be let to guests.
The pub already operates a successful bed and breakfast operation.
That application is not connected with the one in Barton.