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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.

Beccles Cambridge Inn

Beccles Cambridge Inn

also traded as Cambridge Stores, Pleasure Boat

Closed 1920-1970.

23 Northgate

grid reference TM 421 907

This is listed as the Cambridge Stores in the 1909 rating record, so perhaps only off-sales?

David Wallace recalls the following: "My mother used to tell me the tale of how when she was a young girl (circa 1914), she would accompany her grandfather as he drove his horse and cart around the town of Beccles. She recalls that he used to like to call in at the "Cambridge" in Northgate. Only much much later in life did she come to believe he was actually distributing various 'materials' to the Landlord, and these were very likely alcohol or tobacco based items smuggled into the locality via the Waveney River traffic…

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

Some information from records transcribed by Foxearth & District Local History Society.

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