AN AWARD-WINNING attraction is set to close its doors for good, as lockdown and legal negotiations mean it “can’t survive”.

Around 20 people will lose their jobs at Phileas Fogg’s World of Adventures, in Crowhurst Road, as the venue revealed it will be closing on June 6.

It’s owned by Eastbourne businessman Graham Owen.

It did not receive any funding from the government’s Culture Recovery Fund

He posted: “Myself, Debbie and Eddie would like to thank everyone that helped us achieve so much.

But it is with huge sadness it is to be our last ever day on 6th June.

his has been one hell of a journey and so many great friendships have been formed.

Thank you to everyone that has been involved and let’s go out with a bang next week.”

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