SE23.com - The Official Forum for Forest Hill & Honor Oak, London SE23
Online since 2002  -  10,000+ members

Home | SE23 Topics | Shops & Services | Wider Topics | Offered/Wanted/Lost/Found | Advertising | Contact
Geddes Hairdressing & Barbering Studio One Armstrong & Co Solicitors


Post Reply  Post Topic 
Catford Bridge pub on fire
Author Message
shzl400


Posts: 729
Joined: Oct 2007
Post: #1
01-03-2015 09:52 PM

I think this is the pub that used to be the Copperfield - no chance for Antic now Sad

http://www.london-fire.gov.uk/LatestInci...PN51mIgGSN

There seem to be fire engines from miles around in attendance!

Find all posts by this user Reply
Mr_Numbers


Posts: 510
Joined: May 2012
Post: #2
02-03-2015 07:57 AM

This Is Local London website has the story and some extraordinary photos.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/...in_flames/

Traffic through Catford today is, well, forget about it...

Edit: Yep, quite right, shzl400 - it was the Copperfield: http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/944328...legations/

This post was last modified: 02-03-2015 08:00 AM by Mr_Numbers.

Find all posts by this user Reply
Mr_Numbers


Posts: 510
Joined: May 2012
Post: #3
02-03-2015 09:00 AM

BBC Traffic: http://www.bbc.co.uk/travel/SE23/incidents/road

South Circ closed in both directions at Catford Bridge. Diversions via Portugal...

This post was last modified: 02-03-2015 09:01 AM by Mr_Numbers.

Find all posts by this user Reply
derbybill


Posts: 122
Joined: Jan 2010
Post: #4
02-03-2015 12:58 PM

Is the South Circular still closed at Catford?

Any assessment of the scale of damage? The Fire Brigade's report seemed to imply that the pub was in a very bad way.
Could it mean total demolition?
Anyone got any pictures?

Find all posts by this user Reply
derbybill


Posts: 122
Joined: Jan 2010
Post: #5
02-03-2015 01:02 PM

I have had some nice Sunday lunches and a pint or two in that pub.
What a terrible waste of money. Hope that the builders/owners have a good insurance policy...

Find all posts by this user Reply
Mr_Numbers


Posts: 510
Joined: May 2012
Post: #6
02-03-2015 01:26 PM

Latest photo here.

https://twitter.com/MPDNUT/status/572314...48/photo/1

Not sure about the traffic, though. Click again on the BBC Traffic link for an update.

This post was last modified: 02-03-2015 01:30 PM by Mr_Numbers.

Find all posts by this user Reply
PVP


Posts: 271
Joined: Mar 2005
Post: #7
02-03-2015 01:37 PM

I believe no longer anything to do with Antic or Tesco. New owners did want to convert the tops floors into flats, hopefully a pub will be there once worked out if building can be saved.

Find all posts by this user Reply
derbybill


Posts: 122
Joined: Jan 2010
Post: #8
02-03-2015 05:28 PM

Another problem for unlucky drivers near Catford who are on the S Circular going East.
The traffic lights at junction with Canadian Avenue (just past the burnt-out pub) have now failed and the queues are building back to Forest Hill.

Third time unlucky (in only four days) for anyone using the South Circular.

Find all posts by this user Reply
derbybill


Posts: 122
Joined: Jan 2010
Post: #9
02-03-2015 05:36 PM

And now an accident on the Catford Gyratory....can it get any worse?????

Find all posts by this user Reply
Mr_Numbers


Posts: 510
Joined: May 2012
Post: #10
02-03-2015 05:38 PM

Quote:
can it get any worse?????

Oh, crumbs! Don't say that or it will! Scared

Find all posts by this user Reply

Friends of Blythe Hill Fields


Possibly Related Topics ...
Topic: Author Replies: Views: Last Post
  Schoolgirl hit by train at Catford Bridge Mr Robin Banks 1 1,573 24-05-2016 01:38 PM
Last Post: Poppy9560
  The Catford Bridge Tavern to reopen next year Mr Robin Banks 1 1,460 15-12-2015 12:45 PM
Last Post: simonk
  Trains To Catford Bridge Sherwood 1 1,551 27-06-2015 12:47 PM
Last Post: jollyrog
  Catford Bridge Tavern No More, (Again) mgmonkey 6 3,416 21-08-2013 06:21 PM
Last Post: mgmonkey
  Catford Fire... Moschops 3 3,200 02-05-2011 10:39 AM
Last Post: michael