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#282349 - 10th Jan 2009 9:12pm 267 Britannia Hotel 2 to 4 Old Chester Road
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#393456 - 7th Mar 2010 3:06pm Re: 267 Britannia Hotel 2 to 4 Old Chester Road [Re: derekdwc]
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#437427 - 15th Oct 2010 7:37pm Re: 267 Britannia Hotel 2 to 4 Old Chester Road [Re: derekdwc]
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Alst I can say with certainty was the cellar for this Pub was vast & very much haunted.

As a child growing up here I have fond memory's of the large snooker room, public bar and the oversized lounge area... Not forgetting the social room upstairs, forever being used by the unions etc...

The hustle & bustle of the "Lairds Lunch" and the daily "Clock Off Pint"... The many truck-fulls of sausage rolls and plates of sandwiches, on a mostly daily basis was unforgettable...

I wish I could find the old pictures we still have in the attic somewhere of this behemoth of a Pub, some of the story's still have me in tears of laughter.

Real shame this Pub suffered from the closing of Lairds, as it was truly a remarkable place.

JaiB!

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#437439 - 15th Oct 2010 8:51pm Re: 267 Britannia Hotel 2 to 4 Old Chester Road [Re: JaiBuk]
phalinmegob Offline

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was this not run at the end by a family called the montgomery's

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#439100 - 24th Oct 2010 7:23pm Re: 267 Britannia Hotel 2 to 4 Old Chester Road [Re: phalinmegob]
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Originally Posted By: phalinmegob
was this not run at the end by a family called the montgomery's


it wasnt run by them,they did drink in there though.

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#671999 - 2nd Mar 2012 12:44am Re: 267 Britannia Hotel 2 to 4 Old Chester Road [Re: articblast]
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My Husband Derek Malone and myself used to manage this Pub in 1973 and 1974, I have many great memories every lunch time and evening we used to start pulling the pints off then laying them down on the counter ready for the onslaught they'd all grab their pints gulp them down then pay when ordering their food and 2nd pint, those where the days eh, the place was heaving with Cammell Lairds workers, the nights where quiet once they knocked off, excepting for the weekends when we would have entertainment and all the locals would pile in.

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#724245 - 12th Sep 2012 7:22pm Re: 267 Britannia Hotel 2 to 4 Old Chester Road [Re: derekdwc]
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any old pics of the scrap yard over the road from the brit

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#724257 - 12th Sep 2012 7:58pm Re: 267 Britannia Hotel 2 to 4 Old Chester Road [Re: BARRY72]
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#724465 - 13th Sep 2012 12:27pm Re: 267 Britannia Hotel 2 to 4 Old Chester Road [Re: phalinmegob]
gopher Offline
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The last owners were Abby McHugh who also had a club in Skelmersdale, i work in the station across the road and had many great times over the years as well.

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#724602 - 13th Sep 2012 6:02pm Re: 267 Britannia Hotel 2 to 4 Old Chester Road [Re: gopher]
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any old pics of the scrap yard there

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#760004 - 21st Jan 2013 11:43pm Re: 267 Britannia Hotel 2 to 4 Old Chester Road [Re: BARRY72]
steiner Offline
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I did some of my earliest drinking in there in the early 80's. I remember it being a friendly Pub back then. Once I got my confidence up, I started heading down town to the pubs there. I last visited about 1982. Anyone know when it was flattened?

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#760005 - 21st Jan 2013 11:44pm Re: 267 Britannia Hotel 2 to 4 Old Chester Road [Re: steiner]
steiner Offline
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P.S. Known locally as "The Brit" - natch!


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