Closed 01/11/2004 and now the site of new build offices.
DEMOLITION OF EXISTING BUILDINGS AND PROVISION OF NEW DEVELOPMENT TO PROVIDE RETAIL AND OFFICES.
and Forever Living Products
ERECTION OF BUILDING FOR OFFICE PURPOSES.AMENDED SCHEME AND REVISION TO EXTERNAL APPEARANCE OF THE PLANNING CONSENT GRANTED UNDER CODE REF C04A/0663/11/LL (AMENDMENT TO CONDITION 2 OF THAT CONSENT)
This was a famous ( infamous ? ) drinking pub. I recall its walls inside being brown with nicotine and covered with very old pictures, well posed, of a previous landlord who was one of the last of the "bare knuckle fighters" whose son, I believe, took the pub over and was an equally hard man who regularly flung men out onto the street. He refused me a beer saying "I'm not having your dad coming in here cos of you !!!" That was it, I never did get a beer in the old place as he "escorted" me out.