Southampton Pub News Archive 2014

Monday 6th October 2014
The Southampton Echo name the Guide dog as Hampshire best pub:
Read more at The Daily Echo
Sunday 5th October 2014
We have added a page for Marshals Sports Bar on London Road. Previously known as Chambers this new bar offers an American theme and a laid back Speakeasy attitude!
Thursday 18th September 2014
Another blow to Southampton's Pub as Council impose new tax on Late Night Pubs: Find out more (Morning Advertiser)
Tuesday 2nd September 2014
We have added a page for the Angel Pub in the City Centre, newly refurbished well worth a visit.
Monday 4th August 2014
The Echo has two pub stories today concerning the Lord Palmerston finally getting permission to convert into flats and the Gordon Arms having a new landlord
Read the full stories at : Lord Plamerston :
Gordon Arms :
Thursday 31st July 2014
The Dorchester Pub set to close as landlord quits over license hearing.
Read the full story at
Thursday 24th July 2014
Chambers bar in London Road closed until further notice but under new ownership by the popular landlord of the Rockstone Pub, exciting new prohibition era themed cocktail bar to open under the name Marshals in the early Autumn.
Thursday 3rd July 2014
A new name for Revival (Ex Flares Nightclub) as it has gone through an extensive refurbishment to turn it into a traditional family pub now known as the Spitfire. After the locally made historic World War II Fighter plane.
Read the full story at
Tuesday 1st July 2014
Reprive for the Swan as new landlady takes over.
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Wednesday 30th April 2014
The Platform Tavern has announced it will be expanding by opening a new venue in the historic Old Wool House, where they will be brewing more fantastic beer, and serving great, locally sourced food.
Full story in the Daily Echo
Wednesday 22nd January 2014
The Bitterne Park Hotel has been closed and boarded up for the forseeable future. Read the full story in the Daily Echo.
[update 2-2-2014] The landlord at the Obelisk has agreed to take on the Bitterne Park Hotel and to reopen it in the near future.
Saturday 11th January 2014
White Swan Pub re-opens after flood. The White Sawn pub which has been flooded on a few occasions over the Christmas period is now open again. Read the full story in the Daily Echo.