The Kings Arms pub is Woolwich has plans for replacement in a scheme submitted to Greenwich Council. A previous plan to demolish the building and replacement with a new pub and 12 flats was approved in June 2015.
The current building has been allowed to decline into poor condition:
The replacement building has been revised since 2015 plans and now includes 19 flats along with a replacement pub. The architects are Bowman Riley.
The pub is located a stone’s throw from where a new block of 68 flats is planned on Artillery Place, which was covered yesterday.
The pub made headline news in 1970s when it was bombed by the IRA which killed two and injured 28. I often used to pass and see beams holding up roofs of neighbouring buildings.
It follows a long line of planning applications to demolish pubs. Last week I covered the demolition of a former pub in Greenwich town centre.
The planning reference is 17/2771/F