A PROPOSAL has been lodged to transform a pub in Lymington.

An application has been submitted to New Forest District Council for major internal and external changes to The Angel and Blue Pig.

The plans for the outside of the pub include a full redecoration to the front and rear, and the addition of illuminated signs and stencilled branding along the building's facade.

There would also be festoon lighting installed to the existing canopy, as well as changes to the outside courtyard area, with the existing bench seating being replaced with mid-height timber fixed seating.

The pub has said window replacements could be made where necessary.

Inside, alterations would be made across both the ground and upper floors, spanning across the bar, kitchen, toilets, dining area and lobby.

The onsite accommodation would also be impacted by the plans, with each of the pub’s hotel rooms set for an ‘upgrade’ with new doors, carpets and decorative lighting.

Bournemouth Echo: The Angel and Blue PigThe Angel and Blue Pig (Image: Google Maps)

According to the application submitted to the council, the works would “enhance” the popular Lymington pub, in both character and appearance, whilst supporting the “continued operation of the hotel and public house”.

The planning statement reads: “The refurbishment to the interior of the public house and hotel, along with improvement works to the rear courtyard create an inviting and enjoyable social space, which utilises the existing configuration of the historic building through carefully considered design choices which are sympathetic to the proportions and materials of the building and with minimal intrusion of the existing historic fabric.

“To summarise, the proposed development, including both internal and external alternations as well as proposed signage and re painting scheme, will enhance the appearance of the building within its conservation area setting whilst also ensuring the continued preservation of the building's historic value, whilst also ensuring its continued vitality and viability within Brecon town centre.”

A decision is yet to be reached on the application.