A SOUTHAMPTON pub has shut suddenly "to be made safe".

The Gordon Arms in Portswood Road was shut on Friday and notices posted on the building state that it has been closed by Enterprise Inns.

The statement says: "Take notice that we, Enterprise Inns, the freehold/leasehold owner of the premises, have today entered the premises for the purposes of making them safe and not to bring the lease to an end."

The Daily Echo has contacted Enterprise Inns for comment.

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