• Carbrook Hall

    - Since the last edition of Beer Matters went to print, a planning application to alter Carbrook Hall into a drive-through Starbucks has been submitted to Sheffield City Council (reference: 18/03366/LBC – tinyurl.com/y979vlhd). We are pleased to note that: (i) over 18 months after Carbrook Hall was closed as a Public House, a detailed planning application … Continue reading Carbrook Hall
  • Carbrook Hall

    - Carbrook Hall was purchased by a local company, West Street Leisure, from Punch Taverns in March 2017. Since then, it has been closed to the public. The pub became an Asset of Community Value (ACV) in May 2017 following a collaborative application from Sheaf Valley Heritage Group and Sheffield and District CAMRA. The last year … Continue reading Carbrook Hall
  • Pub Heritage: Stones Brewery

    - William Stones started brewing in 1847. In 1868 he purchased the lease of the Neepsend Brewery, renamed it the Cannon Brewery, and continued to brew there until his death in 1894. Stones’ success saw him die as one of the richest men in Sheffield. William Stones Ltd. was purchased by Bass Brewery in 1968. Stones … Continue reading Pub Heritage: Stones Brewery
  • The Sheffield & District Public House Trust

    - The Sheffield & District Public House Trust Co. Ltd. held the lease for the Rising Sun at Nether Green from 1908 until 1968. The company was acquired by Courage Barclay and Simonds in 1966, transferring to Newark-based James Hole & Co. Ltd. until 1968 when John Smith’s took over. The Trust (registered office, 7 Paradise Square) … Continue reading The Sheffield & District Public House Trust
  • 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

Dave Pickersgill

Pub Heritage Officer

A CAMRA member since the 1970’s, Dave leads on pub heritage issues, including the national CAMRA project on making regional pub heritage guides easily available. He also edited Sheffield’s Real Heritage Pubs: Pub Interiors of Historic Interest, for which downloads have vastly exceeded expectations (a hard copy is anticipated for October 2018).

If you’ve got any questions or information, please let Dave know.

Download Sheffield’s Real Heritage Pubs