Results tagged “Glenkerrin”

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A piece of Isle of Dogs' history will be closing its doors for good on Friday.

The popular City Pride pub, serving the Island community since the 1950s, has proved to be no match for the developers and will be torn to the ground to make way for yet another tower on the east London skyline.

THE CITY PRIDE142.jpgRedevelopment of the City Pride site could be back on the agenda after the site was sold.

However, mystery surrounds just who has bought the pub site in Westferry Road, along with a linked site at Island Point at the southern end of the Isle of Dogs.

nov6-pridesketch1.jpgThe redevelopment of the City Pride pub has been thrown into doubt after Irish property company Glenkerrin went into receivership.

The popular Canary Wharf pub was earmarked for demolition after Glenkerrin received planning approval two years ago to build a 62 storey tower on the land.

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Gang violence has been blamed for a clash which left two Isle of Dogs teens in hospital with stab wounds.

A 17 and 14 year old were taken to separate East London hospitals after a battle involving around 30 youths between Cahir Street and Harbinger Road at around 5.30pm last Friday (May 29).

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City Pride staff are cautiously preparing for next year's London Marathon festivities.

Marathon day is traditionally the Westferry Road pub's busiest day of the year. But many believed April's event would be its last before it was closed to make way for Glenkerrin's 62-storey Pride development.