A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in London.
1991 Beer index
The 1991 edition of the East London Beer Guide - East London & City CAMRA.
Stations - Canning Town, Silvertown, Custom House and North Woolwich (BR North London). The DLR Beckton extension is due to open during the currency of this Guide.
Victoria Dock is a misnomer for this area, centred on the Royal Docks and covering those parts suggested by the names of the stations. It is the only area in this Guide with an airport, albeit sadly under utilised and only really useful if you plan to start your trip here in Paris. New development has been much slower than in the Isle of Dogs and whilst some genuine industry is still functioning (such as the Tate & Lyle refinery), many parts appear derelict and forgotten, especially around the Docks which were once the largest in London. This is reflected in the pubs, which often are sadly lacking in trade - and many have been closed in recent years.
Around Canning Town postwar rebuilding led to a range of Big Four estate pubs, although older establishments are to be found around the docks. At North Woolwich (once part of Kent) a small community clusters around the Woolwich Ferry and foot tunnel, and a railway museum has been established in the station.
E16 Anchor: 20 Star Lane. (A2/1) Courage.
E16 Artful Dodger: 272 Victoria Dock Road (B2/2) No beer - closed.
E16 Barge: 271
Victoria Dock Road. (B2/3)
E16 Beckton Arms: 8 Beckton Road. (A2/4) Ind Coope Taylor Walker.
E16 British Flag: 190 Victoria Dock Road. (B2/5) Grand Met-Watneys.
E16 CALIFORNIA: 12 Albert Road. (B1/6) .
E16 Chandelier: 61 Victoria Dock Road. (A2/7) Grand Met-Watneys. No beer - closed.
E16 CHURCHILLS: Albert Road. (B1/8) . It also has a variety of guest beers. The Kent Arms (Ind Coope) was formerly on the site.
E16 Connaught Tavern: 11 Connaught Road. (B1/9) Grand-Met Truman. No beer - closed.
E16 Dartmouth Arms: 162 Bidder Street. (A2/10) Bass Charrington.
E16 DURHAM ARMS: 24 Stephenson Street. (A2/11) Bass Charrington.
E16 ESSEX ARMS: 92 Victoria Dock Road. (B2/12) Courage.
E16 Flying Scud: 76 Rathbone Street. (A2/13) Bass Charrington.
E16 Graving Dock Tavern: 353 North Woolwich Road. (B2/14) Grand Met-Watneys.
E16 Ground Rent Tavern: 62 Rogers Road. (A2/15) Grand-Met-Watney.
E16 HALLSVILLE TAVERN: 57 Hallsville Road. (A2/16) .
E16 HENLEY ARMS: 268 Albert Road. (B1/17) Bass Charrington.
E16 Jubilee Tavern: 9 Barnwood Court. (B2/18) Ind Coope Taylor Walker.
E16 Marquis of Salisbury: 110 Hermit Road. (A2/19) Bass Charrington.
E16 NEW GOG: Freemasons Road. (A2/20) Courage.
E16 Nottingham Arms: 371 Prince Regent Lane. (A2/21) Grand Met-Watneys.
E16 Ordnance Arms: 110 Barking Road. (A2/22) Grand Met-Trumans.
E16 Pauls Head: 1 Watford Road. (A2/23) Grand Met-Watneys.
E16 Peacock: 115 Freemasons Road. (A2/24) Bass Charrington. No beer - closed.
E16 Pitts Head: 2 Fords Park Road. (A2/25) Bass Charrington.
E16 Prince of Wales: 388 Prince Regent Lane. (A2/26) Whitbreads.
E16 Princess Alexandra: 219 Barking Road. (A2/27) Courage.
E16 RAILWAY HOTEL: 2 Connaught Road. (B1/28) .
E16 RAM TAVERN: 26 North Woolwich Road. (B2/29) Grand Met-Trumans.
E16 Rose of Denmark: 78 Shirley Street. (A2/30) Grand Met-Watneys.
E16 Roundhouse: 19 Woolwich Manor Way. (B1/31) Grand-Met-Watney.
E16 Royal Albert: 74 Albert Road. (B1/32) Grand Met-Watneys.
E16 Royal Oak: 83 Woodman Street. (B1/33) Belhaven.
E16 Royal Oak: 67 Barking Road. (A2/34) Courage.
E16 ROYAL PAVILION HOTEL: 2 Pier Road. (B1/35) Courage.
E16 Royal Standard: 116 Albert Road. (B1/36) Grand Met-Watneys.
E16 Shakespeares Head: 29 Ruscoe Road. (A2/37) Belhaven.
E16 Spanish Steps: 277 Victoria Dock Road. (B2/38) No beer - closed.
E16 Three Crowns: 1 Pier Road. (B1/40) Bass Charrington. No beer - closed.
E16 TIDAL BASIN TAVERN: 31 Tidal Basin Road. (B2/41)
Fullers. Formerly Rivers.
E16 Windsor Castle: 73 Silvertown Way. (A2/42) No beer - closed.
E16 Huntingdon Arms: 66 Burke Street. (/) No longer a pub. Sold in 1986.
What I am now attempting to achieve is the coverage of an earlier London
street directory in 1832. This is unique, plus
images of the 1842 Robsons directory which confirm earlier entries and also
carry much more trade detail about a premises or person. Here is the index of streets in 1832, many with
1842 imagery added.
And next is the complete 1940 London street directory - this will take some months to complete, so bear with me!
London pub history directory.
London Street Listings in 1832.
London street listings in 1842
London Street Listings in 1818 - mainly A and B.
London public houses in 1833 Pigots.
Entire London Street Listing in 1843 - by surname.
London public houses in 1856.
London public houses in 1869.
London public houses in 1899
London 1921 Street directory in 1921
London 1940 Street directory 1940
London Pubs in 2018