The Owd Tatts

The Owd Tatts, Chadderton, Lancashire

A white-painted pub with an unusual name on a back road on the south-west side of Oldham. There are now plans to demolish it and build a convenience store on the site.

The Red House

The Red House, Bradford, Yorkshire

A pebble-dashed street-corner pub in a run-down area on the east side of the city, which has since been demolished. Apparently behind its unprepossessing facade it had an unspoilt Victorian interior.

The Hope

The Hope, Heaton Norris, Lancashire

An imposing redbrick pub on the main A6 north of Stockport town centre, still bearing lettering for Hardy’s Crown Brewery, who were eventually taken over by Bass. It was later the home of the Fool Hardy micro-brewery, and it is reported thatit is now going to be converted into a drive-thru branch of the Harry Ramsden’s fish and chip shop chain.

The Westway

The Westway, Stafford

A laege modern estate pub, built by Ansell’s in the early 1960s and originally called the Staffordshire Yeoman. It closed in 2013 and the site is now occupied by housing.

The Gallopers

The Gallopers, Bradford, Yorkshire

A modern pub on the dual-carriageway Wakefield Road on the south-east side of the city. It was demolished in 2020, but nothing has yet been built on the site.

The Sneyd

The Sneyd, Bloxwich, Staffordshire

A modern estate-style pub in a rather out-of-the-way location on the west side of the town close to the M6 and the Sneyd Nature Reserve. It was damaged by fire in January 2022 and has since been demolished.

The Windmill

The Windmill, Stratford, London

A street-corner pub in East London in an area of mixed older housing and modern development. It has been converted to residential use, gaining a discreet extra storey in the process, but retains its pub signage.

The Melbourne Arms

The Melbourne Arms, Melbourne, Derbyshire

A tall, narrow pub in a characteristic Midlands style, situated on the south-western side of the town, that appears to be in the process of being converted to residential use.

Whitburn Lodge

Whitburn Lodge, Sunderland, Durham

A white-painted roadside pub situated to the north of the city on the main road to Marsden beach. It closed in 2012 and the site is now to be redeveloped to provide 32 homes.

The Green Man

The Green Man, Bradford, Yorkshire

A large stone-built pub on the Otley Road on the north-eastern side of the city, still bearing Tetley’s signage but most recently owned by Greene King. It closed around 2018 and now appears to be undergoing conversion to some kind of alternative use.

The Liverpool Arms

The Liverpool Arms, Baldrine, Isle of Man

An attractive pub on the road between Douglas and Laxey, which in its later years went over to a food-led format. It closed in 2017, and planning consent has now been granted for conversion to residential use. This is the first Isle of Man pub on this blog. It is still shown as open on the latest StreetView image from 2010.

The Prince Arthur

The Prince Arthur, Leeds, Yorkshire

A redbrick Tetley’s pub on the north side of the city centre, which is believed to have closed in the late 1990s, but remained derelict for about a decade before demolition. Apparently it had a bad reputation with frequent brawls occurring. The site is now a vacant lot following the demolition of a retail building erected after the pub itself was demolished.