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Even more Wetherspoons pub closures are on the way in the UK: here’s the full list

Following dozens of sales earlier in the year, ‘Spoons is putting 11 more of its pubs on the market

Ed Cunningham
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Ed Cunningham

Ah, Wetherspoons. Filled with students, retired folks, pre-club revellers and just normal people out for an affordable pint, ‘Spoons is beloved by all. Sure, the guy that runs it all is a little, erm, controversial but it’s tough to argue with such cheap drinks. And when a Wetherspoons closes down, it feels like a huge community loss.

Following the announcement late last year that the pub chain would be putting dozens of pubs across the country up for sale (find out all about those here), now there’s more bad news. Wetherspoons is now set to sell 11 more of its pubs, bringing its total of pubs for sale up to 19. 

These are the new pubs are have been put up for sale. 

  • The Pontlottyn, Abertillery
  • The Ivor Davies, Cardiff
  • Spa Lane Vaults, Chesterfield
  • The Gate House, Doncaster
  • The Market Cross, Holywell
  • The Regent, Kirkby in Ashfield
  • The Mockbeggar Hall, Moreton
  • The Hain Line, St Ives
  • The Sir Norman Rae, Shipley
  • The Sir Daniel Arms, Swindon
  • The White Hart, Todmorden

Those are in addition to other ‘Spoons that were previously listed as being up for sale, which are: 

  • Christopher Creeke, Bournemouth
  • Thomas Leaper, Derby
  • Lord Arthur Lee, Fareham
  • Plough & Harrow, Hammersmith, London
  • Jolly Sailor, Bristol
  • Resolution, Middlesbrough,
  • Rising Sun, Redditch
  • Sennockian, Sevenoaks

On top of those, these Wetherspoons are apparently ‘under offer’. 

  • The Asparagus, Battersea, London
  • Wrong ‘un, Bexleyheath
  • General Sir Redvers Buller, Crediton
  • Miller’s Well, East Ham, London
  • Bankers Draft, Eltham, London
  • Capitol, Forest Hill, London
  • Percy Shaw, Halifax
  • Coronet, Holloway, London
  • Widow Frost, Mansfield
  • Alfred Herring, Palmers Green, London
  • Cross Keys, Peebles
  • Foxley Hatch, Purley
  • World’s Inn, Romford
  • Butler’s Bell, Stafford
  • Columbia Press (Lloyd’s No.1), Watford

As it stands, Wetherspoons owns over 800 pubs across the UK and Ireland. You can find your local on the official site here.

Here’s the full list of UK high street stores closing in 2023.

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