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In the light of the government announcement of March 20th, all pubs are now closed until further notice.

However, a number of pubs are providing takeaway food and/or drinks during the lockdown. Some offer deliveries, while others are selling from the premises. This page lists details of those we know about.

If you can give any of our pubs some support through these terrible times by buying some takeaway food or drink, please do so. Our pubs need as much support of possible if they're going to still be there for us when the crisis is over.

Ipswich Beehive

Ipswich Beehive

also traded as Bee Hive

closed 23rd March 1960.

opened 1899

last owner/operator: Tollemache

70 Carr St

grid reference TM 167 445

Located on Major's Corner, this pub quickly became a popular landmark and was often thought to have been an older building than it was due to the "mock Tudor" style of the building. It was demolished in 1960.

Thomas Hughes tells us:

Mrs. Grace Tremayne was my Grandmother, on my Mothers side. My parents Mr. & Mrs. Eric Gordon Hughes took over as publicans from her, and carried on as publicans until it closed in 1960. They then took over the Live and Let Live Wherstead Road Ipswich, until they both retired in 1986. The Live and Let Live as you know has since been demolished.

An earlier pub of same name was previously located at 16 Butter Market.

Also Mr. Tom Beckerleg who was also publican at the Beehive was Mrs. Grace Tremayne's brother, my mothers Uncle. Mrs…

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(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

Closure date from Ipswich licensing records.

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