Eltham could see new pub as plans submitted

Plans are in to convert a shop into a micropub in Eltham.

The proposed site is 168 Bexley Road at the Carpet Centre. The application seeks: “Change of use from Retail (Use Class E(a)) to a Bar/Drinking Establishment (Sui Generis), provision of external seating to the front, recessed front elevation, alterations to the shop front, single storey rear extension and all associated external works”.

Opening hours are 1100 to 2300 daily if Greenwich licensing committee agree while the application features drawings including the name “Good Choice”.

If approved it will join a number of pubs in the wider Eltham area including the Long Pond on Westmount Road not too far from the now-closed Eltham Park station, and the Berry & Barrel at Well Hall. More the merrier I say.

Plans can be viewed on the Greenwich Council planning website by clicking here.



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    4 thoughts on “Eltham could see new pub as plans submitted

    • Is this a News Shopprr-style blooper, it’s surely Avery Hill?

    • Avery Hill is a bit of an outdated term isn’t it these days? I’ve lived in Eltham for 30 years and few would call it that. Eltham has more resonance with people I’d have thought. Though I like the old names!

    • Although it is all in the SE9 post code. prefer to call it Avery Hill as away from the main Eltham High Street.It is also near Avery Hill Park and Greenwich Univeristy Avery Hill campus. Even when the 286 terminates here the blinds show it Avery Hill.

      That said I agree with the 11 pm closing time as residents live above the venue. customers need to be respectful to them.

      I wish the owners of the new pub every success for the future.



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