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Dustin Lance Black And Tom Daley Want To Save The George Tavern

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Tom Daley and his fiancé Dustin Lance Black have added their voices to the Save the George Tavern campaign.

Celeb couple Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black have been photographed in an embrace wearing a “save the George Tavern” t-shirt.

The iconic landmark music venue has come under threat after developers bought the surrounding buildings and has lodged plans to convert them into luxury homes. The proximity of the flats to the music venue will mean that the George Tavern will not be able to host music events, described as it’s “bread and butter”

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The pub’s website describes their plight as,

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“The Grade II listed pub and venue on Commercial Road, Stepney, London is under threat from developers who have purchased the adjoining site. They have submitted a number of different plans to build luxury apartments next to the pub. If the flats are built, the venue will most probably be forced to stop live music events – its bread and butter.”

Nearly 3,000 fans of the venue have signed a petition which was sent to the Planning Inspector.

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The petition was signed by a host of celebrities including Sir Ian McKellen, Plan B, Jo Whiley, Ricky Wilson of the Kaiser Chiefs.

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