Work starts to demolish historic club

Builders have begun to tear down one of Burnley’s landmark buildings and a popular former club.

The Circulation Club, which has lain empty in Holmes Street, Burnley Wood, for a number of years, is being demolished by Birkhenhead firm Powell Demolition.

Burnley Circulation Club. (s)

Burnley Circulation Club. (s)

A fire broke out at the three-storey building in March of last year. In its heyday, the club was a popular entertainment venue.