the first weatherspoons pub in leeds

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Re: the first weatherspoons pub in leeds

Postby uncle mick » Wed 10 Apr, 2019 12:56 am

[quote="snowman1"]uncle mick
thanks for the photo of the ebor,was this the wetherspoons pub and where was it.
with thanks
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The Ebor was a Tetleys pub and it was on Rigton Drive LS9
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Re: the first weatherspoons pub in leeds

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Re: the first weatherspoons pub in leeds

Postby uncle mick » Wed 10 Apr, 2019 8:28 am

Reading this The Moon Under Water was sold by Wetherspoons in 2003 https://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/ ... -1-2212516\\
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Found this on another website about closed Wetherspoons pubs "The New Quarry" doesn't ring any bells ??
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Re: the first weatherspoons pub in leeds

Postby tyke bhoy » Wed 10 Apr, 2019 1:34 pm

tyke bhoy wrote:Did it open before Stick and Twist? It certainly can't have been city centre.
Well my 2nd part was correct and with Ucle Mick's latest revelations my preceding question appears to be relevant too.

Now there may be some question to the accuracy of info Uncle Mick posted given "the New Quarry" isn't remembered between it being the Ebor and Moon under Water but both the image suggests that the Moon under Water opened as a Wetherspoons no earlier than 1998 and possibly 1999. I have an email archive in which I have found an email which suggested a meet up with work collaegues at the Stick or Twist in December 1997. Given it wasn't qualified with 'New' or its location I suspect we had all been there before.
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Re: the first weatherspoons pub in leeds

Postby uncle mick » Wed 10 Apr, 2019 1:57 pm

tyke bhoy wrote:
tyke bhoy wrote:Did it open before Stick and Twist? It certainly can't have been city centre.
Well my 2nd part was correct and with Ucle Mick's latest revelations my preceding question appears to be relevant too.

Now there may be some question to the accuracy of info Uncle Mick posted given "the New Quarry" isn't remembered between it being the Ebor and Moon under Water but both the image suggests that the Moon under Water opened as a Wetherspoons no earlier than 1998 and possibly 1999. I have an email archive in which I have found an email which suggested a meet up with work collaegues at the Stick or Twist in December 1997. Given it wasn't qualified with 'New' or its location I suspect we had all been there before.
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Re: the first weatherspoons pub in leeds

Postby snowman1 » Wed 10 Apr, 2019 4:35 pm

hi all
to all who have helped me out with info on the weatherspoons pub the moon under water a big THANK YOU for taking the time to post
your thoughts etc.
regards to all
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Re: the first weatherspoons pub in leeds

Postby dogduke » Wed 10 Apr, 2019 5:53 pm

uncle mick wrote:
tyke bhoy wrote:
tyke bhoy wrote:Did it open before Stick and Twist? It certainly can't have been city centre.
Well my 2nd part was correct and with Ucle Mick's latest revelations my preceding question appears to be relevant too.

Now there may be some question to the accuracy of info Uncle Mick posted given "the New Quarry" isn't remembered between it being the Ebor and Moon under Water but both the image suggests that the Moon under Water opened as a Wetherspoons no earlier than 1998 and possibly 1999. I have an email archive in which I have found an email which suggested a meet up with work collaegues at the Stick or Twist in December 1997. Given it wasn't qualified with 'New' or its location I suspect we had all been there before.
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Did a search for "new quarry Leeds" and a Google map came up pointing at - Rigton Drive"
Nothing else though
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Re: the first weatherspoons pub in leeds

Postby Maynor » Mon 22 Apr, 2019 11:49 am

I did a bit of light searching too this morning. Couldn't pinpoint any useful info, sadly.






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