for a fleeting moment i thought the dwp was doing something constructive.I have just discovered that the newly opened Job Centre in Deptford has Old Rosie on tap. This pleases me greatly.
Still dubious about the theme though.
Thanks for the link - interesting reading! I think the 'ironic' name is a bit dubious too, especially as it closed after a campaign to save it.The Job Centre bar gets reviewed in The Guardian...sort of.
Far right of the pic is new cross speedway track
So many pics..........
Though I'd like to know why Sultans Of Swing is a Deptford tune. I thought it was well Balearic!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sultans_of_SwingInspiration for the song came from witnessing a jazz band playing in the corner of a practically deserted pub in Deptford, South London
In my day, people tried to pass bits of Deptford off as either Greenwich or Blackheath...
I was always told it was the White Swan (at the bottom of Blackheath Hill). I was there once (about 20 years ago) and a load of Danish Dire Straits fans turned up on a pilgrimage