Pizza Express in Newport, Isle of Wight has been named as one of 73 restaurants from across the country that will be closing its doors.
The restaurant chain founded in 1965 by Peter Boizot is now owned by the Chinese private equity firm, Hony Capital.
It’s not clear how many staff on the Isle of Wight will be affected.
Our thoughts are with those who will now being having to seek work.
For the full list of Pizza Express restaurants that will be closing see the Evening Standard.