pubs under threat

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A week in pubs: w/c 22 November 2010

Pub visits this week 3 Locations Sheffield, Nottingham Is it ever good news that a pub should close? I remember the Yorkshire Grey here in Sheffield being demolished three or four years ago. It was not a pub I’d enjoyed visiting, and I’d probably end up making greater use of the multi-storey car park built … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 4 October 2010

Pub visits this week 5 Locations Sheffield, Reading Hello, readers. We’ve had some news from the Coachmakers Arms, an exceptionally fine pub in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, visited by Get to the pub.com last December. The city council, you might remember, has published plans to demolish this pub and replace it with a car park, which would … Continue reading

Save the Wenlock Arms

The threat of closure has drawn nearer for London’s wonderful Wenlock Arms, featured here at Get to the pub.com recently. And the particularly crazy thing in this instance is that the Wenlock not only makes people happy but is also working perfectly well as a business. Another award-winning pub under threat is the excellent Coachmakers … Continue reading

Wenlock Arms, Wenlock Road, Shoreditch, London

Visited: Wednesday 30 June 2010 You understand why your favourite tea mug is the one with the chip in the rim. Or how you just can’t throw away those old slippers with holes in the toes. You know how a slight shabbiness can be agreeable. You understand the way a certain dog-eared quality can be … Continue reading