Another massive inter-wars West Midlands roadhouse on the northern approach to Dudley. The site is now being redeveloped as an ALDI supermarket.
A former Robinson’s pub on the main road between Mottram and Broadbottom, with no shortage of nearby properties, which I remember from the late 80s as being quite smart and having a healthy food trade. Three of the four pubs in Mottram have now closed – and indeed three of the four in Broadbottom.
(My own picture)
A large Brewer’s Tudor pub rather stranded in the middle of a gyratory system on the north side of the city. The StreetView camera seems to have been afflicted by spots of rain when shooting this one.
Just round the corner from the White Swan, this Brewer’s Tudor pub shown on StreetView in 2008 has now become Bolsover Antiques. Bolsover seems to have suffered particularly badly from pub closures, with three recently lost on or just off the central square, although the former premises of “The Keep Sports Bar” almost next door have now become Wetherspoon’s Pillar of Rock.
A small white-painted roadside pub in a popular tourist spot next to the Forest. It was converted from a private hotel in the 70s or 80s, but never seems to have prospered as a pub.
A large roadside pub, still in Greenall’s livery, in an area that has seen large numbers of new houses built recently, so lack of potential customers cannot be used as an excuse for its closure. Between the 2011 StreetView image and my current picture it had a brief incarnation under an Italian pizzeria brand. Fairly close to the now-demolished Railway.
(My own picture)
A four-square redbrick former Hydes pub on the Stockport road just south of the town-centre crossroads at Crown Point. Since the StreetView image was taken, it appears to have been revived in some form but is currently listed as closed again.
A four-square, cream-painted pub on the main street of this attractive village south-west of Derby near the Toyota plant. On the StreetView image from 2009 it is displaying banners saying “Under New Management” and “Finest Cask Ales and Lagers”, but now is sadly de-signed and with peeling paintwork.
A large corner pub on the north side of the town that closed earlier this year after having experienced a steady decline and being the scene of one or two unfortunate incidents.