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Important Covid information

If all goes according to plan, the first tranche of pubs (those that are able to serve drinkers outdoors) may be able to reopen on April 12th. Though of course, in a situation like this, nothing is guaranteed. The rest of our pubs may be permitted to reopen from May 17th.

Pubs providing takeaways continue to be listed on this page.

Those known to be planning to reopen as soon as permitted are listed on this page.

Ipswich Blooming Fuchsia

Ipswich Blooming Fuchsia

closed November 2009

opened about 1870

167 Foxhall Rd, IP3 8LB

grid reference TM 180 441

This had a large single bar with an adjoining conservatory overlooking an enclosed garden.

This was, as far as can be ascertained, the only pub of this name in the entire country.

It finally closed its doors for the last time in late November 2009 after sporadic opening and closing over several years. The building has been demolished and replaced with six houses. Following a campaign by local Camra members, it's a condition of the planning permission that the unique tiled sign should be preserved and displayed on a wall of the development for as long as it stands. This was put back in place in April 2011.

Originally only a beerhouse, the pub was first recorded in 1862. According to one source, it was granted a full license in 1896…

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

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