South coast boaters will welcome the news the popular Bugle public house in Hamble is to re-open in time for the summer season.

South coast boaters will welcome the news the popular Bugle public house in Hamble is to re-open in time for the summer season.

Linden Homes, which renovated and restored the Grade II-listed property, confirmed the freehold has been sold to a Southampton business Ideal Leisure and will once again open its doors as a pub.

Ideal Leisure also run the White Star Tavern and Dining Rooms in Oxford Street, Southampton, voted Restaurant of the Year South East last year.

Pictured at the site are Ideal Leisure managing director Matthew Boyle with Linden Homes managing director Pat Feighery.