Prince of Wales closes

Fuller's have sold the pub which closed on 23rd December. It is understood to have been purchased by a developer

ETP reopens
The Ealing Park Tavern reopened in December run by Pub/Restaurant chain ETM Group . Initial plans incorporates a brewery and regular beer festivals!

Queen's Head crowned Pub of the Year
The Uxbridge pub was presented with the West Middlesex Branch Pub of the Year award. Manager Joao Almeida was also given a special award to promoting real ale whilst a third award was presented to acknowledge the improved range of beers.

Wetherspoon buys Greenwood Hotel
The Grade II listed pub, closed since 2010, has been purchased by Wetherspoon for around 2million. The pub now boasts 11 en-suite letting rooms in addition to the double height ballroom. The Northolt area has few pubs compared with the rest of Ealing so the reopening of the Greenwood will be most welcome. A planning application was submitted in October 2014 to make drastic changes to the Grade II listed building was refused by Ealing Council.

Ealing O'Neills has gone upmarket
The former Firkin pub has been renamed the Drapers Arms in recognition of the buildings history. It has become part of the Castle group of pubs in the M&B estate which include the famous White Horse at Parsons Green and the North Star in Ealing. The pub opened on the 24th April. Guest real ales are between 4.20 and 4.30 a pint!

Dragonfly Brewery now open
The historic George & Dragon reopened to the public on 1 May. Beers available include "2 O'clock ordinary" a 4% best bitter and "Dark Matter" a 4.3% London Stout.

The South Ruislip pub reopened following a long period of closure in June and real ale was available shortly afterwards. London Pride and Deuchars IPA are regulars and there is a guest ale currently XPA.

Clubs selling real ale in West Middlesex

100 Lost locals
Click on the above link to display a map of pubs now closed, demolished or converted to other uses.

London Drinker Stockists
You can now pick up a copy of the excelent London Drinker Magazine at even more outlets in the West Middlesex Branch area. Find out where!

Prince Albert Demolished

The pub was demolished in mid December having closed in February.

Forester wins Ealing Pub of the Year
Manager Dean Packman was presented with the Ealing area award on 8th September. This followed yet another successful beer festival.

Harrow Pub of the Year presentation
The pub of the Year for the Harrow area was presented to manager John McKay on 14th July. Earlier John Keeling gave a "15 minute" talk on Fuller's beers!

Council agrees Mill Hill planning application

The Acton pub has been given the death knell by members of Ealing Council's planning committee. They agreed that the pub could be converted to flats with houses built in the garden at a meeting in June 2014.

Grosvenor reopens
The 1904 pub on the Hanwell/West Ealing border was bought by Food and Fuel in November and has undergone a major refurbishment. On opening night Weird Beard Mariana Trench, Trumans Swift & runner and Doom Bar were available.

Greyhound to reopen? The Wembley pub has been closed for a year. The owners, Star Pubs and Bars, website says the pubs has now been let subject to contract.

Letchford latest target for developers The pub on Headstone Lane, which was closed following a license review in 2012, will be demolished and replaced with flats if developers have thier way. Visit the Harrow Council planning search page and enter P/3882/13 to view the application. Although it was turned down by the council, the developer has appealed to the planning inspectorate.

Rayners up for sale (again) The freehold of the 1937 pub once owned by Truman's brewery is up for sale with an asking price of 1.8 million. The pub is offered with 11 rooms upstairs and has been fully refurbished. It is being marketed for alternative use including restautant or banqueting.

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