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Can the Night Tube save London’s nightlife?

On Friday 19 August, London Underground will run its first night tube services as the capital congratulates itself on becoming the nation’s first 24-hour city. But while the Mayor’s office is intent on running trains for the city’s night owls, the rest of local government seems determined to tuck …

London

Good call, by George, as Forster wins Appeal Court tavern war to stop flats on pub doorstep

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 16:58 05 July 2016 | <b>UPDATED:</b> 18:30 05 July 2016<p>Victory ofr The George... Pauline Forster's son Clovis WilsonCopp raises a glass<p>Archant<p>The …

Judiciary

The George Tavern wins legal battle against flat developers

After a relentless battle, the 600-year-old George Tavern has won its legal fight to stop luxury flat developers next door. The decision has been hailed as a great triumph for the cultural mainstay: referenced by Dickens and Chaucer and loved by Kate Moss and Georgia May Jagger, it’s a venue that’s …

London

the george tavern defeats developers, for now

East London’s most loved pub lives to serve another day.<p>The 600 year-old pub and iconic east London venue has won its legal fight against the evil council powers that be which would have seen the much loved Grade II listed George Tavern be prevented from playing live music due to a controversial …

East London

East London’s George Tavern wins appeal to block planning application

By | Published on Monday 4 July 2016<p>The Court Of Appeal has overturned a planning decision to allow new flats to be built close to East London music …

George Tavern wins appeal against new flats

Is the first success story of the new Town and Country Planning act?<p>East London pub and music venue The George Tavern has won its legal fight to have …

The George Tavern has won its appeal to stop a block of flats being built next door

The George Tavern in Stepney is celebrating winning its latest legal battle – a move described as ‘a huge victory for the entire live music community …

London

The George Tavern landlady wins legal fight against block of flats

The landlady of an East End pub popular with stars including Kate Moss and Sir Ian McKellen has triumphed in her battle to stop developers building a …

The George Tavern was at the Court of Appeal this Wednesday to appeal the High Court decision to give permission for flats in close proximity to the established pub and venue. We were there in person to show our support for Landlady Pauline Forster’s appeal.

Historic pub continues to evade closure

Pic: Ewan MunroA 600-year-old Stepney pub and iconic music venue has been given a new lifeline, thanks in part to a humble stairway – the latest …

Beer

LONDON CALLING - Opening Hendrix's Home

We go behind the scenes at the new permanent Hendrix exhibition in his former home in Brook Street, Mayfair with the Handel & Hendrix in London …

Sex Pistols graffiti helps Tin Pan Alley building to Grade 2* listed status

When Johnny Rotten pulled out a marker pen in the early days of Punk and started daubing words such “awful”, “headache” and “sick” over some …

Former Sex Pistols base is given Grade II* listed status

<b>Graffiti drawn by Sex Pistols singer Johnny Rotten has helped a London building get Grade II* listed status.</b><p>The property is one of two rare 17th Century townhouses in Denmark Street to be listed by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.<p>An outbuilding connected to one of the properties …

Sex Pistols House in London Receives Historical Listing

Band recorded in 17th-century townhouse, which still features graffiti drawn by John Lydon<p>The Sex Pistols’ homebase during the mid-Seventies has been …

Architecture

Not pretty, not vacant: Sex Pistols' London home given listed status

House where band lived in 70s is decorated with graffiti drawn by John Lydon, and has been awarded second highest form of listing<p>Punks may have been the sworn enemies of government and all its institutions but that is not stopping the heritage body Historic England bestowing on them a rare …

Architecture

The George Tavern is safe (for now) – but it still needs your help

Pub lovers of London, raise your pints: one of the best boozers in London has escaped near-certain death… for now. The Grade II-listed George Tavern …

Royal Family

Petition started for ‘test case pub’ in battle against developers

Licensee Pauline Forster recently won the right to appeal a High Court decision, which allowed developers to turn a disused nightclub next door to …

Nine years of legal battles to set precedent for London music venues

A court ruling over plans to develop flats next to an East London music venue could become a testcase for similar legal battles across the UK.<p>The …

Good news from the campaign!

Licensee wins right to appeal flat development after lengthy battle

Pauline Forster, who runs Stepney’s the George Tavern, has been fighting a long-running legal battle against developers Swan Housing Group who want …

Help Save This East London Music Venue — Kerrang!

<b>East London music venue The George Tavern has been given the chance to appeal against plans to build luxury flats next to it, which could lead to it</b> …

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