News 2014


Fuller's have put the freehold of the Price of Wales in Hillingdon and the White Hart on Greenford Avenue on the market. The King's Head in Acton is also available on a free of tie lease, it is unknown if this pub is still owned by Fuller's (4 December)


A planning application to demolish the Chatsworth, formally the white Lion, needs objections before the 5 December (4 December)


Bar Italia has opened in Uxbridge in the former Electric Lounge originally the Falcon and was selling Purity Ubu and Broadside when it opened. They are promoting Pizza + Craft Beer. The barman said it was not food led. They say they may brew there own beer soon... (21 November)


The Old Fox in Ickenham has reopened and will soon be renamed back to the Fox And Geese (3 September)


Ther North Star reopened on the 28th August - the number of real ale pumps reduced to four (28 August)


The Village Inn has reopened after the redecoration, a Bullís Head above the bar is having a mixed reaction. Regular beers are Pride and Tribute. Up to 3 guests are also available and include Black Sheep, Butcombe, Proper Job, Twickenham, and Fuller's seasonals (27 August)


The North Star and the Village Inn are closed for refurbishment. Both pubs are due to reopen late next week with an improved beer choice. (21 August)


The Red Lion and Pineapple has reduced the price of guest beers to £1.99 although beers over 5% will cost a little bit more. (28 June)


The Bell in Ruislip has reopened following a refurbishment. Now called Bell Inn, the establishment now offers B&B. Real ale is still GK IPA but a guest is also available, current Old Speckled Hen. (9 June)


The Prince Albert has closed "until further notice". (1 March)


A planning application to demolish the Norfolk Arms and build 9 flats was submitted to Brent Council in December. The decision has yet to be announced. (1 March)


The Star in Hilligdon has now been demolished. (1 March)


The Brushwood Inn will become a private house if a developer gets permission from Hillindon Council. The planning application is here. (9 February)


The Indian restaurant using the former Golden Cross in Hayes closes on 10 February. They will move to the unoccupied Jolly Waggoners on the Bath Road. A planning application has been made to demolish and replace with 21 flats. (9 February)


Fuller's have discountinued Discovery and pulled out of Cask Marque (2 February)


The Grove in Ealing is having a Rugby themed beer festival starting today. Meet Sharps Wednesday, Trumans Thursday. Ends Sunday. (29 Janaury)


McMullen has sold Baroosh to the 5 Guys Burger & Fries chain (29 Janaury)


Chiswick has replaced ESB at the Hare and Hounds in Osterley (11 Janaury)


Heston update: The Old George became the Yolo Lounge last year upsetting both real ale drinkers and Hounslow Council in the process, the later for breach of planning regulations. The former were given refuge in the Rose & Crown which has now reinstated a handpump and serves Directors. Also in Heston the Old Elm Tree appears closed (with a planning application to demolish being considered. The Royal British Legion has a sign outside claiming it sells real ale at club prices! Finally the Catholic Club sells Bombardier! (11 Janaury)


Young Brunel, the former Coachmans Inn Cowley, became the Three Steps (11 Janaury)


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