Real Heritage Pubs of the North East

This publication, the CAMRA guide about Heritage Pubs in the North East of England, is now available as a free download. Edited by Paul Ainsworth, this ground-breaking publication aims to create an up-to-date snapshot of the North East Pub Heritage picture. For example, the Stags Head in South Shields, a Victorian pub of 1897, has an unusual feature … Continue reading Real Heritage Pubs of the North East

Heritage Pubs – Queen’s Ground

The inner lobby of the Queen’s Ground has distinctive mosaic/terrazzo tiling ‘Queen’s Ground Hotel’. To the left of the entrance, the Smoke Room (inter-war wording on exterior windows) has highly detailed decorated coving, possibly from the 1850s. The rear left inter-war room has panelling with bell pushes. On the front right, the original billiard room … Continue reading Heritage Pubs – Queen’s Ground

Heritage Pubs – The Wellington

Congratulations to the Wellington – it has recently become part of the CAMRA National Inventory of Pub Interiors in the SRI (Some Regional Importance) category. There are now 21 Sheffield pubs listed in the three inventories: pubheritage.camra.org.uk. Built in 1839, the Wellington was the brewery tap for the A.H.Smith and Company, Don Brewery. In 1916, … Continue reading Heritage Pubs – The Wellington

ACV and Planning Permission update

Both Carbrook Hall and the Cherry Tree (Carterknowle Road) have successfully gained Asset of Community Value (ACV) status. Thank you to all involved in these applications. In late April, Royal Assent was gained for the Neighbourhood Planning Bill. This removes permitted development (PD) rights for the change of use or demolition of pubs, a measure … Continue reading ACV and Planning Permission update