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Re: new wetherspoonspub

Postby snowman1 » Mon 15 Dec, 2014 11:23 am

I am as puzzled as you with that one,i also checked the w/spoons site but I wondered if it was far too early yet ie planning etc design builders quotes etc.
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Re: new wetherspoonspub

Postby raveydavey » Mon 15 Dec, 2014 3:15 pm

There seems to be some confusion. Wetherspoons have bought the Elinor Lupton building with the aim of opening it as one of their pubs, as stated in the YEP article.

A local group of complainers wanted yo use it as a community centre but don't appear to have had any money to buy it.

Given the Lupton name, I guess there is a familial link to the Duchess of Cambridge? Perhaps she'll be asked to perform the opening ceremony
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Re: new wetherspoonspub

Postby tyke bhoy » Mon 15 Dec, 2014 3:32 pm

raveydavey wrote:There seems to be some confusion. Wetherspoons have bought the Elinor Lupton building with the aim of opening it as one of their pubs, as stated in the YEP article.

A local group of complainers wanted yo use it as a community centre but don't appear to have had any money to buy it.

Given the Lupton name, I guess there is a familial link to the Duchess of Cambridge? Perhaps she'll be asked to perform the opening ceremony
No confusion over the new pub Ravey. The confusion lies in that the YEP is quoting Wetherspoons as saying they already have a pub in Headingley.

yep article http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/n ... -1-6992609 wrote:A spokesman for JD Wetherspoons confirmed it had bought the site and said if approved, the development would be in excess of £1.5m and would employ 50 members of staff. He said: “We have a number of Wetherspoon pubs in Leeds itself and in the Yorkshire region that are all successful. We are always looking for good sites in the region.

“We have one existing pub in Headingley which is very popular and, subject to the necessary planning and licensing permission, we would be able to create a very good pub here which we believe would be an asset to the area.”
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Re: new wetherspoonspub

Postby raveydavey » Mon 15 Dec, 2014 5:34 pm

Ah, that makes sense then.

No, I have no idea where the existing Headingley outpost of Wetherspoons is either.... unless they mean the Three Hulats, which is in Chapel Allerton (and the nearest according to their website)?
It's probably an error on behalf of a PR company who've never been to Leeds, but have seen that the Cuthbert Brodrick and the Hedley Verity look close on Google....
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Re: new wetherspoonspub

Postby WiggyDiggy » Tue 16 Dec, 2014 2:21 pm

raveydavey wrote:There seems to be some confusion. Wetherspoons have bought the Elinor Lupton building with the aim of opening it as one of their pubs, as stated in the YEP article.

A local group of complainers wanted yo use it as a community centre but don't appear to have had any money to buy it.

Given the Lupton name, I guess there is a familial link to the Duchess of Cambridge? Perhaps she'll be asked to perform the opening ceremony


I lived just close to that building, and then in the area, for 3/4 years and I never heard anything from any communtity group wanting to take it over.

Good on 'spoons as I'd much rather it be themselves take it over rather than the inevitable supermarket that looks to cash in.
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Re: new wetherspoonspub

Postby tilly » Tue 16 Dec, 2014 9:50 pm

Wetherspoons took over the Black Bull in Pudsey now The Crossed Shuttle it always has plenty of people in there.I have been in a couple of times and i cant fault it the meals i have had have been good value.The Bull was a dive now its a pleasure to go in, Wetherspoons do a good job on revamps i say good luck to them they are doing what i thought would never happen bringing pubs back to life but with a modern touch.The young ones in this age dont want the old tap room atmosphere so we must move with the times this is why so many of the old type pubs go to the wall.
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Re: new wetherspoonspub

Postby snowman1 » Wed 17 Dec, 2014 11:11 am

hi all
went to bramley yesterday for the reopening of the unicorn,it was packed,all I will say if you can make time go and see for your self,for the beer drinkers (me) they have 12 hand pumps.the no 49 bus stops outside it is well worth the trip.
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Re: new wetherspoonspub

Postby tyke bhoy » Wed 12 Aug, 2015 3:44 pm

WiggyDiggy wrote:
I lived just close to that building, and then in the area, for 3/4 years and I never heard anything from any communtity group wanting to take it over.

Good on 'spoons as I'd much rather it be themselves take it over rather than the inevitable supermarket that looks to cash in.

According to the Headingley Green Party both City Varieties and the LadyBird Project (http://www.theladybirdproject.co.uk/ ) were outbid by Wetherspoons.

The Greens are urging people to object to this application http://planningapplications.leeds.gov.u ... Q1FJB17S00 for the Elinor Lupton Centre and (without explanation of why) this http://planningapplications.leeds.gov.u ... NZ3JB17S00 to extend the Mary Morris residences on Shire Oak Road
https://headingley.greenparty.org.uk/ne ... d-why.html
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Re: new wetherspoonspub

Postby Brunel » Mon 10 Dec, 2018 8:11 pm

ImageELINOR LUPTON BUILDING

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