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Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

June 2019

Saturday 1 June 2019

White Lion, Aldershot
The freehold of the pub is currently up for sale and has been reported under offer. The pub is currently owned by a private owner and leased to Triple fff brewery. It has not yet been possible to establish anything concrete about future plans though it is understood there is a year left to run on the lease.

Cambridge Hotel, Camberley
Planning permission has been granted to convert this pub , which has been closed since July 2016 into 21 residential flats, including demolition of the existing ground floor rear extension, and conversion of the historic building. The ground floor is to become a “flexible space” with permission for retail, restaurant/cafe, and/or public house uses granted.

Hoxon, Camberley
This bar restaurant, that served a full range of Ascot Brewing Company bottled beers closed in March.

Station Tap, Camberley
The former Surrey Arms has been refurbished and is now named the Station Tap. Meet the Brewer evenings and craft beer from Siren are available.

Castle Inn, Farnham
Reopened in February as part of the Red Mist group of pub, for many years it has been a Belgian restaurant.

Jolly Sailor, Farnham
Sadly there has been a significant change at last years, Branch Pub of the Year. Landlord and landlady Ian and Sarahjane left the pub in March and since then the pub has been under temporary management. The beer range has reduced, though a recent visit discovered there were still 4 real ales available, including a couple of guest beers. Of greater concern is that the freehold of the pub is now also available at £395,000 which demonstrates that Greene King appear to have little interest in its long term future.

Railway Arms, Frimley
The pub closed in May, when the long standing landlord left. It is believed that a new tenant is being sought, but there is no information as to the timescale.

Growlers & Cans, Guildford
A new craft beer bar and bottle shop opened near the top of Guildford High Street in February. There is seating for approx 20 people. No draught real ale is served, but there is a selection of 6 keg beers available and a wide variety of beers in cans and bottles to sample both on the premises or to take away.

Robin Hood, Knaphill
The pub burnt down on Sunday 12th May, after being closed for the past year and there had been a recent attempt to demolish the pub last year that was stopped as it broke planning regulations. Within a week of the fire the remains of the pub had been demolished.

Jolly Farmer, Puttenham
This former Harvester has been reopened as an independent pub restaurant.

Junction Tap, Woking
The Ogilvy has been refurbished and is now named the Junction Tap.

Pound Pub Company, Woking
The pub closed in March after the Council revoked its licence following the sale of alcohol to a minor on two occasions.