A legendary alternative music venue that closed in 2012 will soon re-open as an Elvis-themed bar.
The Oranges in Apsley Street was renowned in Ashford and beyond for its live music but closed when the last tenants said they could no longer compete with cheap beer prices at other town centre pubs.
But now Shepherd Neame has sold the pub to Elvis impersonator Paul Kun Yu Chang from Folkestone, who plans to rename it the Memphis Bar, after his idol’s home, and re-open it within the next month.
Full story in this week's Kentish Express.
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