write up: John Hodges
Jim Breeds… Yep. I was too young to be a customer but it’s where I got on the 133 bus to go home to Ore after school at Priory Road.
Lloyd Johnson… On Priory Road….on my route home from school to Ore as well…
Alan Esdaile… Remember it well but likewise too young to be a customer. However, did get some free beer mats from the owner. When I walked passed it to go to the Round Table Youth Club it always appeared empty.
Chris Harman… My nan and grandad Kit and Brian were the landlords there until it closed. After that they when to the Queen Adelaide until they retired and my mum and dad Doreen and Bill took over from them.
Ann Graves… I used to go passed it, when I went on bus to Ore Secondary School, now known as Hastings Academy.
Chris Baker… Brian Williams, who lived at the end of Priory Road, next to the sweet factory with his Dad Harry and Mum Vera. Brian spent time at the FoW usually downing up to 13 pints!
Merv Kennard… remember it well, we lived in West View. Bus drivers and ticket collectors used the outside toilets.
Carol Paffett… Remember it well
Iain Cobby… Who’s bright idea was it to knock it down and replace it with a Speed Camera?
Colin Jefferys… Before my time ….. but does anybody remember the Pied Piper pub
Marilyn Spence… Interesting read regarding the pub, I was still at school but I bet my dad certainly remembered it