9 Gwent pubs that have stopped being pubs
Updated 3:13pm Wednesday 30th April 2014 in News
TIME has been called on another Gwent pub after we revealed Ye Olde Tippling Philosopher in Caldicot was set to become housing.
We know that these stories have sparked a lot of interest - so as you cry into your beer, here are eight places in Gwent that will serve no more.
1.Ye Olde Tippling Philosopher, Caldicot
Wednesday 30 April 2014
AN EIGHTEENTH century Caldicot pub could be turned into housing if planning approval is granted.
2. Angel Hotel, Caerleon
Thursday 16 May 2013
SUPERMARKET giant Sainsbury’s was forging ahead with controversial plans to open a store in Caerleon.
DEMOLITION: Work to convert the former Angel Hotel into a Sainsbury's store
3. Golden Harvest, Cwmbran
Saturday 11 April 2009
TESCO was set to convert the former Golden Harvest pub in Ty Gwyn Road, Greenmeadow into a new Express store, after agreeing to comply with nearby residents’ wishes.
4. Black Horse Inn, Newport
Tuesday 22nd April 2014
A DERELICT pub that was the focus of a row over a new convenience store in Newport is to be demolished.
Tesco had wanted to open a store in the Black Horse Inn, Somerton Road, and had won a planning appeal to after permission to put in a new shop front was refused.
The Black Horse Inn, Somerton Road
5. Corporation Hotel, Newport
Thursday 11th March 2010
PLANS to turn a Newport hotel into flats were approved by the city council despite nearly 200 objections from residents.
6. Britannia Inn, Abergavenny
Thursday, 12 January 2012
A FORMER public house in Abergavenny could reopen as an opticians. vAndrew Sutton, of Specsavers opticians on Frogmore Street, is hoping planners will allow him to move his business into the former Britannia Inn, Frogmore Street, which he bought last year.
7. Old Rising Sun, Newport
Wednesday 3rd July 2013
A NEWPORT building left empty for years finally opened its doors to the public as an Indian restaurant last year.
8. King William IV, Newport
Monday 11 November 2013
AN HISTORIC Newport pub, The King William IV, was being turned into apartments last year.
CONVERSION: The former King William IV pub in Commercial Street is to be converted into flats.
9. The King, Newport
A PUB once described as "magnificent" and rich in history but left deserted in recent years was bought for £140,000.
Tuesday 14th May 2013
The King pub, in Somerton Road, Newport
Map showing Gwent's ex-pubs:
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