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Boleyn sold - but set to stay

Filed: Monday, 21st May 2018
By: Staff Writer

The Boleyn Tavern has been sold to new owners - but is expected to remain as a public house.

The popular street corner pub, situated at the junction of Green Street and Barking Road played host to many thousands of Hammers fans over the years when it was the closest pub to the Boleyn Ground.

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Since West Ham United moved to Stratford, the pub has struggled to remain as a going concern having lost a substantial source of income overnight.

And although recent rumours incorrectly suggested it was set to close, KUMB can reveal that the pub has been acquired by Remarkable Pubs - a chain that specialises in restoring what the company refers to as "traditional boozers".

Remarkable, who already run long-established, traditional venues such as The Virgin Queen in E2, the Prince George in Hackney and Harringay's Salisbury Hotel - itself not dissimilar in appearance to The Boleyn - maintain that their establishments are "are full to the rafters" and feature "great wine, even better beer and the hum of witty conversation".

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So good news on the face of it for those locals and visiting Hammers fans who wish to see this well-established institution remain very much at the heart of the local community - especially since so many of its former competitors, such as the Earl of Wakefield and the Green Man have disappeared in recent years.

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