Anchor, Bankside, SE1
Recently refurbished historic pub on the riverside, near the Globe. This photo was taken a couple of days before it reopened. It was originally the brewery tap for the huge Anchor Brewery, based on the site behind it since 1616, but closed and demolished in 1981 (except for one or two buildings), to be replaced by Council housing. (View pub before refurbishment and view of sign with pub's history.)
Address: 34 Park Street (formerly listed as Bankside).
Owner: Greene King (website); Spirit Pub Company [Taylor Walker] (former); Punch Taverns [Spirit Group] (former); Courage (former).
Former Name(s): The Blue Anchor; The Castle (on the same site).