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What's Happening within the branch area? We would appreciate your feedback on any news that would be of interest, especially changes to pubs in the area.

AGM and Committee Decisions

At our 2019 AGM the following committee and non-committee members were elected.

The Branch AGM Minutes for 2019 can be seen here.

Chairman*: Bob Gordon
Secretary*: Roy Hurry/Richard Northmore
Treasurer*: Andy Pirson
Membership Secretary*: Vacant. Stewart Murray resigned end of December 2020
Social secretary & Branch Contact: Roy Hurry
Pubs Campaign Co-ordinator: Trevor Dawson
Webmaster, WhatPub/Pubzilla Database and GBG Co-ordinator : George Gimber
Public Affairs Officer: John Austin
Brewery Liaison: John Austin (Twickenham)
Brewery Liaison: Steve Whitbread (Kew)
Brewery Liaison: Doug Scott (Reunion Ales)
CAMRA Twickenham Festival Organiser: Charles Owens
Cider & Perry Representative: Phil Harrison
Branch Clubs officer: John Lisle

*Denotes mandatory positions. Other posts are discretionary as is the number of additional people on the committee.

Pubs, Beer and Brewery News

Posted News item
10th Feb

The Freehold for The Gunnersbury, Chiswick High Road, London W4, has been advertised for sale for £5.3M, by The Estate Office.

"investment opportunity with planning consent for additional development and massing. The property benefits from full planning permission for 5 additional flats. Potential to convert the ground and lower ground floor to residential use in future, subject to planning permission."

Read more at:

29th Jan

The Revolution Bar at 4 Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1EH, is to permanently close.

Revolution Bars Group (RBG) has now confirmed the bar will not reopen citing the government's Covid-19 restrictions as the reason. The RBG have also stated that their landlord for the Richmond site has taken the opportunity to assign a new lease to another operator.

See the news story in the Richmond & Twickenham Times

28th Jan

The Feb/March London Drinker Magazine is once again only available online. Full magazine can be viewed at:

6th Jan

After Covid-19 lockdown 2.0 our Branch area is now subject to further Government Tier restrictions and from 6th Jan, full Lockdown. This means that all our pubs are now closed, until the Government lift trading restrictions.

Local restriction tiers and what you need to know.

1st Jan

Stewart Murray resigned as Membership Secretary end of December 2020. This position on the committee is now vacant. The committee thank him for all his hard work over the last 8 years. If anyone would like to take up this position, please get in touch.