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The Anvil

A rather sleazy bar within the Shipwrights Arms in Tooley Street.

Description from Nigel (Thank you)

The Anvil which used to be a  rather sleazy bar within the Shipwrights Arms in Tooley Street, London Bridge  (the pub is still there but long since gone straight). The upstairs had a dark cruising area and I distinctly remember the biker nights which were held every Thursday evening.

I think it opened in the late 80s and only lasted a few years…we often went on a pub crawl between the Anvil, The Coleherne, The London Apprentice then lastly The Block!



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