Tag Archives: The Skylark

Wetherspoons confirm closure of Purley pub as Brexit bites

The Foxley Hatch in Purley is to close by the end of October, one of 32 Wetherspoons pubs put up for sale across the country. The Foxley Hatch will be the third Wetherspoons in Croydon to close this year, following … Continue reading

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Our Iconicon winners name their favourite Croydon buildings

We invited you to tell us what your favourite, most iconic Croydon building is, and why, in our latest exclusive prize competition for Inside Croydon subscribers. The entries received included the obvious, and the not so obvious, and one or … Continue reading

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Wetherspoons confirm imminent closure of second busy pub

After a month of issuing “no comments” on its future, Wetherspoons have confirmed that they are to close the popular Skylark pub on South End. The move has been described as “a huge loss for the area”. The decision comes … Continue reading

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It’s a Valentine’s day massacre as Spoons close Milan Bar

One of the town centre’s biggest and most popular pubs, The Milan Bar, is to close for a final time this weekend, the management at JD Wetherspoons confirmed to Inside Croydon. But the company refused to deny reports that another … Continue reading

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Wetherspoons pub forced to have ‘deep clean’ after staff illness

One of Croydon’s biggest pubs, the Skylark on South End, has been forced to close for 48 hours to undergo an urgent “deep clean” following an outbreak of illness among its staff. The Wetherspoons pub was supposed to host a … Continue reading

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Wetherspoons boss’s Croydon no-show on his Brexit pub crawl

Tim Martin, the boss of the JD Wetherspoons pub chain, failed to turn up for his own Brexit talk at one of his pubs in Croydon this afternoon. Martin, the founder and chairman of the cut-price pub chain, was due … Continue reading

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