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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 Railway Tavern

Ipswich Railway Tavern

also traded as Locomotive

closed 28th June 1987

61 Burrell Rd

grid reference TM 159 438

The pub was demolished and replaced with flats.

It may also may be listed as 1 Burrell St.

The Railway Tavern in Burrell Rd will close on Sunday - much to the disappointment of regular drinkers who say the pub has always made a healthy profit. Jack Tibbenham said, "This is a smashing pub with a friendly atmosphere and it is a great shame it is closing". Other drinkers at the pub were also upset at the closure decision: "Budgie" said, "There will be a lot of Ipswich people who will be upset because of this". Landlord Mr David Jones said, "I think it has been on the cards for some time…

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

(census information from Dudley Diaper)

(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)

(*** information from David Green)

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