Four popular Teddington pubs are now closed and face an uncertain future.
They are the Red Lion in Stanley Road, the Lion in Wick Road, the Builder’s Arms in Field Lane which is up for sale at £800.000 and the Waldegrave Arms in Waldegrave Road.
According to the operators of the Red Lion, Stonegate the Red Lion has a projected turnover of £682.578 and offers three bedroomed accommodation and us 10 minutes walk into Teddington.
Stonegate says:”The Red Lion occupies a prominent corner location on Stanley Road in Teddington. Set in a popular residential area, with a small parade of shops this well-known gastro pub is just a 10 minutes’ walk into Teddington town centre.
“Internally, the pub boasts a traditional, single bar operation with both relaxed drinking areas for those that wish to sit and watch televised sport with both Sky and BT along with a more formal 50-cover dining area which acts as a restaurant and function area.
“Live music is something which historically has been very popular including regular live music and quiz nights, there is an opportunity to reintroduce these types of activities going forwards.
“A well-equipped trade kitchen is also on site which is easily accessible from the dining area. Externally, a large trade garden to the rear of the pub with a covered terrace area, with further benches for outside drinking and dining, along with a designated children’s play area.”
The website details say: “This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced, community minded operator who can continue the pub games, function room and dining offer.
“The private accommodation comprises of three bedrooms, lounge and kitchenette area along with bathroom and office.
This is a traditional, well positioned pub in central London with plenty of trade to capture from both locals and tourists to the area. I am now seeking an experienced operator who can provide an excellent food and drinks offer to attract the local customer base.
“Teddington is an affluent suburban area in South West London in the London Borough in Richmond Upon Thames.
“The pub is approximately a 10 minutes’ walk to the town centre which has train links into London making this a popular area with commuters. Nearby you will find Bushy Park, the River Thames, and Twickenham Rugby Stadium.”
in a detailed statement from Stonegate requested by Teddington Town the company clarified the current position with three of the pubs.
A spokesperson said: “The Red Lion, Teddington is currently closed and will be re-opened as normal once new management has been selected.
“New publicans are currently being sourced and will then get the site back up and running in the coming weeks.
“To keep up to date with the latest news, please visit The Red Lion’s website, or Facebook Page.”
It added, “The Builders Arms, Teddington is currently closed.
“There are no current plans for Stonegate to re-open the site, which is currently in the selling process.
“We have no further information on the potential re-opening of The Builders Arms as a pub.
“The Lion, Teddington is currently closed and will be re-opening as usual once a new operator is appointed.
“Once new management has been selected, the site will be back up and running and trade as normal.
”To keep up to date with the latest news, please visit The Lion’s website, or Facebook Page.”
It is understood the Waldegrave Arms, traditionally a popular watering hole for St Mary’s University students, may be about to re-open later this month.