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Crippling beer taxes to close more great London pubs

Over the last 4 years the beer tax in the UK has climbed more than 40 per cent. Just as the GFC kicked off, the government made it even tougher for this iconic and unique industry which undoubtedly supports the drive for … Continue reading

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London’s pubs asked not to run dry for the 2012 London Olympics

We are very excited to put our support behind the 2012 London Olympics, in the way only we know how – guide visitors to London to only the best 160 pubs in the pub capital of the world! Using our … Continue reading

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More ‘free house’ pubs close than tenanted or leased pubs in the UK and London

While we have pointed out in early 2011 that fewer London and UK pubs were closing than a year or so earlier, interesting figures show a huge gap between ‘free house’ pubs, and tenanted or leased pubs. A ‘free house’ … Continue reading

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How many London and UK pubs close each week?

The latest stats are out and the goods news is the number of pubs closing in the UK and London weekly has slowed.  Last year we we reported that in late 2009 more than 52 pubs per week were closing … Continue reading

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Pub bonus from the Royals on 28 & 29 April 2011

The Home Office has recently confirmed pubs in England and Wales will be able to stay open longer for the royal wedding, which takes place on Friday 29 April 2011.  Landlords will be able to extend their opening hours up … Continue reading

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More than 52 UK pubs close weekly!

We’ve been asked about this a bit lately – is the rate of pub closure in the UK going to effect the gems we have in our guided and free walks?  Given there are more than 7,000 pubs in London, … Continue reading

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