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The Britannia Pub, Tower St / Hampton St

#1 by astoness , Mon Feb 03, 2014 1:44 pm

nice bit of info on this pub folks...well fancy that...and ive also got this piccie of the pub

http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/loc...nviction-118145


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RE: THE BRITTANIA TOWER ST/HAMPTON ST

#2 by lynne webb , Mon Feb 03, 2014 8:50 pm

Good bit of history there Lyn, I did hold my breath wondering who his partner in crime was. Lovely pic, the pub was just down the street from our grans.

 
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#3 by Slow Jo , Mon Feb 03, 2014 8:54 pm

Doe's that hampton street come on to great hampton row? as I worked at a place there for 5 years.

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RE: THE BRITTANIA TOWER ST/HAMPTON ST

#4 by lynne webb , Mon Feb 03, 2014 9:00 pm

Jo, Hampton St. comes out on Tower St. but very near to Gt.Hampton Row, so it would be the right one.

 
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#5 by Slow Jo , Mon Feb 03, 2014 9:04 pm

Thanks lynne worked at fredrick restalls ,I was only a kid at the time,the men who were old enough, use to go to that pub dinner time's

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#6 by astoness , Mon Feb 03, 2014 9:36 pm

jo im sure i remember restalls on gt hampton st..think they were there when i worked in vyse st early 70s


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#7 by Slow Jo , Mon Feb 03, 2014 9:43 pm

The gaffer was a decent sort,got killed in a sking accident,his son's took over and only wanted the money,sold it off bit by bit.Now there's nothing left.

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