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#755418 - 7th Jan 2013 9:59am question for Derek
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Hiya Derek,
Do you know if, in the 60's, there was a newish Pub, in
the Stoke Street area, by the prefabs, alongside Park Station ?

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#755427 - 7th Jan 2013 11:25am Re: question for Derek [Re: Bizzybee1]
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The only 2 that I can think that were newish near there were the Pacific and the Pilot
My 1950s map ends just short of that area


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#755433 - 7th Jan 2013 11:54am Re: question for Derek [Re: Bizzybee1]
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The Pilot is the one in question.

Thanks a lot Derek.

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#756547 - 11th Jan 2013 12:30pm Re: question for Derek [Re: Bizzybee1]
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In the same area, saw some renovation going on at The Old Trunk. Got the idea it might just be going to be accommodation though I could be wrong. Apparently Asians have cottoned on to buying up old pubs and converting them into flats, you've got to admire their business sense.
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#756568 - 11th Jan 2013 3:04pm Re: question for Derek [Re: BandyCoot]
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Originally Posted By: BandyCoot
In the same area, saw some renovation going on at The Old Trunk. Got the idea it might just be going to be accommodation though I could be wrong. Apparently Asians have cottoned on to buying up old pubs and converting them into flats, you've got to admire their business sense.


A corner shop + flats in some cases.
If you can get a Pub with say 8 rooms upstairs, I think you could get £600 a week if not more and the mortgage paid for by the rents
As you say "you've got to admire their business sense."

hmm roughly £30,000 a year


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