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WhatPub updates to 14 September 2020

The following represent updates to CAMRA's WhatPub database took place between 16 July and 14 September 2020


SIDCUP, ALMA (Tavern Propco), 10 Alma Road, DA14 4EA. Opeartor is now Traditional Hub Pub Company.


BECKENHAM, COACH & HORSES (Ei Group), Burnhill Road, BR3 3LA. Opeartor now Town Bar & Sports. No longer LocAle accredited.

CHISLEHURST, BICKLEY (Greene King/Young’s), Chislehurst Road, BR7 5NP. Reverted to BICKLEY ARMS.

KESTON, FOX INN (Ei Group), Heathfield Road, BR2 6BQ. The pub reopened in early July 2020 following the Covid lockdown. However, around the end of July, the lease expired, and in the post covid climate with trade diminished, we understand that the leaseholders decided not to renew. So the pub is closed with an uncertain future.

PETTS WOOD, ONE INN THE WOOD, 209 Petts Wood Road, BR5 1LA. No longer offers a discount to CAMRA members.


CROYDON, CHILLI ROOM BAR & RESTAURANT, 24-26 South End, CR0 1DN. Closed, future uncertain.

CROYDON, DRUM & MONKEY, 7 Gloucester Road, CR0 2DH. Closed since c.2016 now sold to EPSILON DEVELOPMENTS LIMITED.

CROYDON, FAIRFIELD TAVERN (Croydon Council), Fairfield Halls Park Lane, CR9 1DG. The venue is "in hibernation" since the end of June 2020.

CROYDON, WHISTLER'S BAR (Dalata Hotel Group), Croydon Park Hotel 7 Altyre Road, CR9 5AA. Closed - Hotel went into administration.


EC1, RUST & ROSES, 90 Old Street, EC1V 9AX. Re-opened as a Korean Restaurant July 2020

EC2, EIGHTY FOUR, 84-86 Great Eastern Street, EC2A 3JL. Was Hoxton Pastry Union;Foundry. Now demolished.

EC4, BALLS BROTHERS (SHOE LANE), 83 Shoe Lane, EC4A 3BQ. Closed for refurbishment.

EC4, FINE LINE (Fuller's), 1 Bow Churchyard, EC4M 9HH. Closed for refurbishment.

EC4, NORTHBANK, 1 St Paul’s Walk, EC4V 3QH. Closed.

EC4, SEA HORSE (Bermondsey Pub Co (Ei Group)), 64 Queen Victoria Street, EC4N 4SJ. Cask Marque accredited.

EC4, WILLIAMSONS TAVERN (Nicholson's (Mitchells & Butlers)), 1 Groveland Court, EC4M 9EH. Recognised as a historic pub interior of some regional importance.

E1, DEAN SWIFT (Wellington), 2 Deancross Street, E1 2QA. Planning permission to redevelop site retaining pub was refused March 2020.

E1, LEMAN BAR, 19A Leman Street, E1 8EN. No draught beer. Was the DISPENSARY.

E2, 640 EAST (CNTNR), The Arches at the Railway Arches 157-162 Malcolm Place, E2 0EU. Closed probably in March 2020.

E2, ROYAL OAK (Young’s/Ram), 73 Columbia Road, E2 7RG. Owner now Young's. Converted to a managed pub Aug 2020 .

E2, TAPROOM BY BETHNAL GREEN, Railway Arch 162, Malcolm Place, E2 0EU. Closed probably in March 2020.

E4, DOVECOTE (Ei Group), Friday Hill, E4 6EL. Closed - lease available from Ei.

E8, HACKNEY TAP. (Bloomsbury Leisure), 354 Mare Street, E8 1HR. Opening soon. 26 Taps and Gyoza dumplings.

E9, MOTHER KELLY'S BOTTLE SHOP (Moontide), 186 Well Street, E9 6QU. Closed - not reopening.

E11, LORD ROOKWOOD, 314 Cann Hall Road, E11 3NW. Reopened and renamed ROOKWOOD VILLAGE. Based on the ground floor of the previous pub, the Lord Rookwood. It was reopened by Urban Village pubs in September 2020 following a complete, high quality, refurbishment. The pub is a mixture of booths and table with a patio to the rear. 4 cask ales are sold and the pub aims to have a locally brewed beer available. Initially Doom Bar with 3 guests including Brentwood and Sharp’s Atlantic.

E11, MANOR HOUSE, 129 High St, E11 2RL. Renamed BULL.

E14, PRINCE ALFRED, 86 Locksley Street, E14 7EJ. Fully converted to residential.

E15, LOADING BAR-SECRET WEAPON (Punch Taverns), 25 West Ham Lane, E15 4PH. Renamed ESCAPE.

E17, VICTORIA, 186 Hoe Street, E17 4QH. Closed for site redevelopment.

E17, WELCOME TO THE FOREST (Waltham Forest), 186a Hoe Street, E17 4QH. Closed.

E17, TRUMAN'S SOCIAL CLUB (Black Eagle Brewery), 1 Priestley Way, E17 6AL. Future taproom for the Truman's Brewery. Opened 4 July.


N21, LITTLE GREEN DRAGON, 928 Green Lanes, N21 2AD. No longer offers a discount to CAMRA members.

NW11, GATE LODGE, 622 Finchley Road, NW11 7RR. Closed and signage removed by July 2020.

NW11, PAPILLON, 30 Market Place, Falloden Way, NW11 6JJ. Closed and signage removed by July 2020.


CHESSINGTON, CRICKETERS (Admiral Taverns), 81, Clayton Road, Hook, KT9 1NQ. No longer offers a real cider.

KINGSTON, CRICKETERS, 20, Fairfield South, KT1 2UL. Closed with lease on the market.

LEATHERHEAD COMMON, STAR (Ei Group), Leatherhead Road, KT22 0DP. Sold to Tavern Property Co back in March 2019 but only just shown up at the Land Registry.

SURBITON, CAP IN HAND (Wetherspoon), 174, Hook Rise North, KT6 5DE. Revised plan for demolition and replacement by housing submitted Aug 2020.


N1, DUKE OF WELLINGTON (Frontier Pubs (Ei Group)), 119 Balls Pond Road, N1 4BL. Recognised as a historic pub interior of some regional importance.

N1, KINGS (Ei Group), 59 Essex Road, N1 2SF. Closed - lease on the market via Ei website.

N1, LORD CLYDE (Ei Group), 340-342 Essex Road, N1 3PB. Closed - lease on the market via Ei website September 2020.

N1, MEATMISSION , 15 Hoxton Market, N1 6HG. Opened in 2012. Keg wall with beers from Meantime and Little Creatures as well as a selection of cans.

N1, NORTH BY NORTHWEST, 188-190 New North Road, N1 7BJ. Closed on or before lockdown.

N1, PLONK SHOREDITCH (Mendoza), 177 Hoxton Street, N1 6PJ. Became LITTLE MERMAID COCKTAIL EXPERIENCE following lockdown. Temporary event venue.

N1, POET (Ei Group), 55 Baring Street, N1 3DS. Closed and boarded - lease on the market.

N1, WILLIAM IV (Max Barney Pub Company), 7 Shepherdess Walk, N1 7QE. Closed following lease expiry. Lease has been on the market.

N7, TOMMY FLYNN'S (Ei Group), 504 Holloway Road, N7 6JA. Renamed FLYNN'S

N16, STOKEY, 142 Albion Road, N16 9PA. .Closed by 2019 becoming the Muddy Puddle Cafe later that year.

N19, TOURIAN LOUNGE (Tavern Property Co), 90 Highgate Hill, N19 5NQ. Closed and lease on the market.

N22, DUKE OF EDINBURGH, 83 Mayes Road, N22 6UP. Converted to Areca restaurant by August 2020.

N22, STEP, 101 Myddleton Road, N22 8NE. Closed on 1 March.

NW1, CROWNDALE, 61-65 Crowndale Road, NW1 1TN. Closed since Jan 2018 - lease was available via AG&G.

NW1, FIFTY FIVE (Ei Group), 31 Jamestown Road, NW1 7DB. Cocktail bar. Closed. Lease on the market via Ei website.

NW10, METRO BAR, 240-242 Neasden Lane, NW10 0AA. Closed c.2017 - new sign up 2020 advertising a 'exciting new freehouse concept'

NW3, ROSSLYN ARMS (Ei Group), 48 Rosslyn Hill, NW3 1NH. Having been Cafe Hampstead since January 2018 closed and lease on the market.

NW5, GRAND UNION, Highgate Studios, 53-79 Highgate Road, NW5 1TL. Reopened in August as NEVER FOR EVER having closed as a bar in 2012."Split across two floors, Never for Ever aims to create a space for the community to come together, featuring a “common room”space with live music, home-brewed beers and cocktails on tap." Keg walls as well as taps.

NW5, SIR ROBERT PEEL (Star), 108 Malden Road, NW5 4DA. Handpump removed by August 2020.

NW6, GREEN ROOM, 82 Fortune Green Road, NW6 1DS. Closed, future uncertain.

NW6, MILL , 32 Mill Lane, NW6 1NR. Newly opened bar which at time of visit had 4 keg beers on draught - 3 from Kernel and 1 from Signature Brew.

W1, PASSYUNK AVENUE , 80 Cleveland Street, W1T 6NE. A US-themed bar and restaurant with two TV screens and seats at the bar. It's a small, narrow space with two rooms, the bar is in the first which leads on into the slightly smaller back room. On the surveyor's visit it had six keg taps - the two house beers - Passyunk Pale & Session IPA had been brewed by Sambrook's who also had their Battersea IPA and Rye on tap.

WC1, LORD JOHN RUSSELL (Wellington), 91-93 Marchmont Street, WC1N 1AL. Recognised as a historic pub interior of some regional importance.


SW14, KEW BREWHOUSE, 477 Upper Richmond Road West, SW14 7PU. Closed and now advises that no resumption of brewing is planned at the current site. Their ambition is to acquire new premises in East London later this year (2020), dropping the Kew Brewery name but retaining the current beer recipes.

BRENTFORD, PRINCESS ROYAL (Fuller's), 107 Ealing Road, TW8 0LF. Closed - rumoured to have been sold to Tesco.

BRENTFORD, SIX BELLS AT BRENTFORD LOCK (Fuller’s), 148 High Street, TW8 8EW. CLOSED and boarded with tenant moving to Chester.

FELTHAM, REUNION ALES, Unit 16 & 17 Vector Park, Forest Road, TW13 7EJ. Reunion Ales has closed and production in Feltham has ceased. Brewing kit for auction.

HAM, HAM BREWERY TAP (Admiral Taverns), 4/6 Ham Street, Richmond, TW10 7HT. Closed. Lease for sale via Symon Smith Estate Agent.

HAM, HAND & FLOWER (Ei Group), Upper Ham Road, Richmond, TW10 5LA. Reopened.

KEW, CRICKETERS (ex Greene King), 79 Kew Green, TW9 3AH. Reopened by new operator Marky’s Pubs. Fuller’s London Pride & Sharp’s Doom Bar initially available.

PETERSHAM, FOX & DUCK (Ei Group), 194 Petersham Road, Richmond, TW10 7AD. Now one of the Old Spot Pub Co managed partnership with Ei Group. Beer range TBC.

RICHMOND, DUKE (Food & Fuel), 2-3 Duke Street, TW9 1HP. Closed following Food & Fuel going into administration - Tavern Property Co own the freehold.

RICHMOND, HOPE (Ei Group), 115-117 Kew Road, TW9 2PN. Closed - lease available from Ei.

RICHMOND, TRIPLE CROWN, 15 Kew Foot Road, TW9 2SS. Closed - freehold is for sale via DCL with vacant possession.

RICHMOND, WATERMANS (Ram Pub Company (Young's)), 10-12 Water Lane, TW9 1TJ. Closed 'for the foreseeable future'.

SW14, ENROUTE 505 (--other--), 505-507 Upper Richmond Road West, SW14 7DE. Closed. Repossessed by landlord in January.

TEDDINGTON, CLOCK HOUSE (Ei Group), 69 High Street, TW11 8HA. Closed - lease on the market.

TEDDINGTON, LION (Ei Group), 27 Wick Road, TW11 9DN. Opeartor is now: Pubshaw.

TWICKENHAM, TW2 TAPROOM, 80-82 The Green, TW2 5AG. Officially open with a launch night on the 12th of September 2020. Serves three real ales.


SE1, ALBERT ARMS (Brakspear Pub Co), 1 Gladstone Street, SE1 6EY. No longer Cask Marque accredited.

SE1, DEAN SWIFT (Wellington), 10 Gainsford Street, SE1 2NE. Pubs of Distinction no longer leaseholders replaced by SouthEast One Ltd the owner also operates the Firefly in SW12.

SE1, TALL HOUSE , 134 Southwark Street, SE1 0SW. Renamed LIN'S RESTAURANT & BAR. Chinese restaurant with a bar offering weekday happy hour.

SE4, JOYCE , 294 Brockley Road, SE4 2RA. Craft beer bar with keg wall opened in Dec 2019 in former funeral directors opearted by Catcon Pubs.

SE6, BELLINGHAM EX SERVICEMEN'S CLUB , 10 Allerford Road, SE6 3DD. Sells real ale.

SE10, GREENWICH UNION (Meantime), 56 Royal Hill, SE10 8RT. Change 'Type 7.Meantime announced on 3rd August 2020 that pub would not be reopening after period of Covid-19 closure. Its plans for the building are currently unknown.

SE11, PRINCE OF WALES (Shepherd Neame), 48 Cleaver Square, SE11 4EA. Opeartor now:- Black Dog Pub Co

SE13, RAMBLES (Wellington), 207 Lee High Road, SE13 5PQ. Renamed ELEMENTS in 2018.

SE16, LEADBELLY'S (Rotherhithe Pub Company), Unit C, Montreal House, Surrey Docks Road, SE16 7AQ. Owner now known as Black Dog Pub Co.

SE18, LORD HERBERT (Ei Group), 47 Herbert Road, SE18 3SZ. Closed - lease available from Ei.

SE18, PLUMSTEADSHIRE, 21-23 Lakedale Road, SE18 1PP. Closed. Announced it was ceasing operating here on 1st March 2020 to concentrate on its market stalls business as well as developing its own brewery and tap room outlet concept in Eltham.


BARKING, VICTORIA (Brakspear Pub Co), 86 Axe Street / St Ann's Road, IG11 7LZ. Sadly this pub no longer sells real ale.

UPMINSTER, UPMINSTER TAPROOM, 1b Sunnyside Gardens, RM14 3DT. No longer offers a discount to CAMRA members.


SW12, GOOSE ISLAND TAP HOUSE (AB InBev), 3 Ramsden Road, SW12 8QX. converted earlier this year to 1910, a 'Mexican cantina' after two years' dereliction.

SW19, FOX & GRAPES (Ei Group), 9 Camp Road, Wimbledon Common, SW19 4UN. Opeartor now:- Jolly Fine Pub Group


SW1, QUEENS ARMS (Food & Fuel), 11 Warwick Way, SW1V 1QT. Now operated by Brunning & Price having been retained by TRG.

SW3, SURPRISE (Young’s/Geronimo), 6 Christchurch Terrace, SW3 4AJ. Reported that Young’s will not renew lease expiring 25 Sept.

W1, GENUINE LIQUORETTE, 6 Rathbone Place,, W1T 1HJ. Decided to not reopen post Covid-19 Lockdown.

W1, SOCIAL, 5 Little Portland Street, W1W 7JB. Reported to not be reopening.

W1, SIMMONS OXFORD CIRCUS (Simmons), 203 Wardour Street, W1F 8ZH. Opened in July 2019 in former Dirty Harry's bar, prior to that it was Peter Stringfellow’s Angels club and also was once home to The Vortex Club mentioned in the song by the Jam, "A-Bomb in Wardour Street". Said to be the largest Simmons venue so far, six keg beers are available:- two from Camden, Estrella, Perono, Brew Dog Punk IPA and a house larger were available in Nov 2019.

W9, WINDSOR CASTLE (Admiral Taverns), 3 Lanark Place, W9 1BT. Reported CLOSED as a pub or bar, and now part of the Maguro Japanese/sushi restaurant site.

W12, OAK (Star), 243 Goldhawk Road, W12 8EU. Opeartor now Racon Investments

W14, BIRD IN HAND, 88 Masbro Road, W14 0LR. Opeartor now Racon Investments

W14, JAMESON (Star), 43 Blythe Road, W14 0HR. Renamed THE KEEP OF BROOK GREEN.

WC2, LONG ACRE (Stonegate), 1 Upper Saint Martins Lane, WC2H 9NY. Real ale installed in 2019. 3 changing beerssuch as Fuller's London Pride; Sharp's Doom Bar; Young's London Original

WC2, ROADHOUSE, 35 Jubilee Market, The Piazza, WC2E 8BE. The venue has said it will not be reopening.


W3, AERONAUT (Laine Pub Company), 264 Acton High Street, W3 9BH. Real ale discontinued.

W3, PINT OF HOPS, 73 Churchfield Road, W3 6AX. Following refurbishment 2 keg taps have appeared.

W3, SIX BELLS (Wellington), 211 High Street, W3 9DD. Closed and boarded September.

W5, ATTIC, 8 Hanger Green, W5 3EL. Renamed BAR 8. Still a wine bar in a parade of shops selling a couple of draught beers.

W5, T J DUFFYS, 282 Northfield Avenue, W5 4UB. Renamed RYAN'S on reopening following lockdown and refurbishment.

W7, GROSVENOR (Rose Pubs), 127 Oaklands Road, W7 2DT. No longer offers a discount to CAMRA members.

W13, BLACK GEORGE, 181 Uxbridge Road, W13 9AA. Reported to have become Fusion Chopss - an African Bar & Restaurant. The Branch will check to see if it still has pub status.

W13, STAR & ANCHOR (Star), 94 Uxbridge Road, W13 8RA. Opeartor now Star & Scorpion Pub closed for refurbishment.

GREENFORD, RAILWAY (Greene King), 390 Oldfield Lane North, UB6 0AP. Freeholder now SEGRO.