SJ8492 : Former White Lion

taken 5 months ago, near to Burnage, Manchester, Great Britain

Former White Lion
Former White Lion
The former White Lion dates back to 1881 and is Grade II listed LinkExternal link

According to Pubs of Manchester LinkExternal link in the 1980s it underwent a misguided re-branding as the Pavillion, and then the Withington Ale House, which despite its name, didn't offer much in the way of decent beer. It reverted back to the White Lion after a cheap refurb but sadly attracted the more undesirable type of punter. In 2007 it closed for good.

It has since been acquired by the Brookhouse group LinkExternal link who have "brought the derelict listed pub building back to life, providing local residents with a new Sainsbury’s convenience food store and six new luxury apartments full of quirky period features."
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SJ8492, 88 images   (more nearby )
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Image Type ?
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Date Taken
Saturday, 18 February, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 11 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Date (from Tags)
1881  2007 
Former (from Tags)
Public House 
Housing (from Tags)
Apartments 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8486 9296 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:25.9921N 2:13.7607W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8490 9297
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Grade II Listed  Luxury Apartments  Supermarket  Sainsburys  Sainsburys Local  Brookhouse Group 

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