Accrington Web
   

Home Gallery Arcade Blogs Members List Today's Posts
Go Back   Accrington Web > AccyWeb > General Chat
Donate! Join Today

General Chat General chat - common sense in here please. Decent serious discussions to be enjoyed by everyone!


Welcome to Accrington Web!

We are a discussion forum dedicated to the towns of Accrington, Oswaldtwistle and the surrounding areas, sometimes referred to as Hyndburn! We are a friendly bunch please feel free to browse or read on for more info.
You are currently viewing our site as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, photos, play in the community arcade and use our blog section. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, so please, join our community today!



Like Tree220Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 14-01-2011, 20:13   #46
Give, give, give member
 
garinda's Avatar
 

Re: Town Centre Changes

Even five years ago, most town centre pubs were busy, especially on Sunday, when they got packed, as people did the circuit.
__________________
'If you're going to be a Kant, be the very best Kant there is my son.'
Johann Georg Kant, father of Immanuel Kant, philosopher.






garinda is offline   Reply With Quote
Accrington Web
Old 14-01-2011, 20:21   #47
Common Sense Member

 
Ken Moss's Avatar
 

Re: Town Centre Changes

Quote:
Originally Posted by heth View Post
I can remember not being able to move in the Regency as it was that packed on a thurs/fri/sat/sun night. It is a shame but alot of people including myself cant afford a night out like we used to
Looking back over my drinking career, I'm working far harder now than ever before and yet can't afford to go out when I want to.

For me, there's few sadder sights than a dead pub.
__________________
http://rishtonfirst.blogspot.co.uk/ - Updates from the Rishton Councillors

http://hyndburn-labour.blogspot.co.uk/ - Updates from the Hyndburn Labour Group
Ken Moss is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-01-2011, 20:56   #48
Senior Member+
 
heth's Avatar
 

Re: Town Centre Changes

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ken Moss View Post
Looking back over my drinking career, I'm working far harder now than ever before and yet can't afford to go out when I want to.

For me, there's few sadder sights than a dead pub.

Totally agree, I work hard and bring home a decent wage every month but dont seem to have the "spare" cash to go and have a few drinks (well maybe more than a few ).
Doesnt really matter at the min as I have other things on me plate but even so I think it is a real shame
__________________
Iím not singing for the future.
Iím not dreaming of the past.
Iím not talking of the first time.
I never think about the last.
heth is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-01-2011, 20:56   #49
Senior Member
 

Re: Town Centre Changes

On a similar theme, please can somebody tell me what this pub was called, many thanks

Wadey
Attached Images
File Type: jpg DSCF0166.jpg (488.5 KB, 72 views)
wadey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-01-2011, 21:03   #50
Full Member
 
ian1's Avatar
 

Re: Town Centre Changes

Quote:
Originally Posted by lancsdave View Post
This is the Regency Bar this morning. Absolute disgrace.

How come shops round here have to apply for planning permission to fit external shutters yet these clowns can just whack up some ugly steel sheets and make the place look like a ghetto ?
I saw this mess at half five this morning and i thought ,
how can they make accy town center worse than it is !!
ian
ian1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-01-2011, 21:36   #51
Senior Member
 

Re: Town Centre Changes

I noticed the corner shop in the Post Office Arcade has shut, they always had a nice window display
wadey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-01-2011, 21:44   #52
Senior Member+
 
Taggy's Avatar
 

Re: Town Centre Changes

Quote:
Originally Posted by wadey View Post
On a similar theme, please can somebody tell me what this pub was called, many thanks

Wadey
Isn't that the Pub that used to be called The Flying Dutchman on Bank Street? was later owned by Daltons Printers!

Best Regards - Taggy
Taggy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-01-2011, 21:56   #53
Senior Member
 

Re: Town Centre Changes

Thanks Taggy and yes it was Bank Street
wadey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-01-2011, 22:57   #54
Full Member
 
wallop79's Avatar
 

Re: Town Centre Changes

all Accy has to offer is £1 shops, charity shops & card shops, no wonder no-one bothers with it, I remember a few years ago Grange Lane was chocker with cars on a Saturday with people shopping in town, now there's hardly any cars there on a Saturday, who can blame people, Accy is going to the dogs, quickly
wallop79 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-01-2011, 23:00   #55
God Member
 
lancsdave's Avatar
 

Re: Town Centre Changes

Quote:
Originally Posted by wallop79 View Post
all Accy has to offer is £1 shops, charity shops & card shops,

I think there are a few more shops than that
__________________
www.giftprint.co.uk - T-shirt printing & more
lancsdave is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-01-2011, 23:04   #56
Full Member
 
wallop79's Avatar
 

Re: Town Centre Changes

Quote:
Originally Posted by lancsdave View Post
I think there are a few more shops than that
Maybe but nowt worth shouting about (apart from yours !)
wallop79 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-01-2011, 23:06   #57
God Member
 
lancsdave's Avatar
 

Re: Town Centre Changes

Quote:
Originally Posted by wallop79 View Post
Maybe but nowt worth shouting about (apart from yours !)

Well edited
__________________
www.giftprint.co.uk - T-shirt printing & more
lancsdave is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15-01-2011, 09:54   #58
Resting in Peace
 
jaysay's Avatar
 

Re: Town Centre Changes

Quote:
Originally Posted by heth View Post
I can remember not being able to move in the Regency
I occasionally used to get in that state myself heth
__________________
35 YEARS AND COUNTING
jaysay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15-01-2011, 14:43   #59
God Member
 
Acrylic-bob's Avatar
 

Re: Town Centre Changes

I remember being told that, during the war, Winston Churchill, stayed at the Commercial, as it was called then. I also have very fond memories of being a customer and barman there in the long distant days of my youth. Ah heady days, premium lager was 50p per pint then, fags cost around 45p for twenty and you had real difficulty getting anywhere near the bar in any of the town centre pubs on a Friday or Saturday night.
__________________
Enough is ENOUGH Get Britain out of Europe
Acrylic-bob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15-01-2011, 15:02   #60
Senior Member+
 

Re: Town Centre Changes

Wadey, I dont think that photo on Bank Street was the Flying Dutchman. I was always led to believe that name had been given to what we now know as The Arden pub on Abbey Street. Give me 5 mins to have a quick think.
Atarah is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools



Other sites of interest.. More town sites..




All times are GMT. The time now is 20:03.


© 2003-2013 AccringtonWeb.com


Page generated in 0.29709 seconds with 12 queries

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1