Wetherspoon :: Shared Description

Founded in 1979 by Tim Martin, Wetherspoon is a large chain of pubs with over 1000 pubs [2018] around the UK, run by JD Wetherspoon plc.

Unlike other large chains, Wetherspoon do not operate their own brewery.

Wetherspoon are known for not playing any music.

According to the company website, the name Wetherspoon came from one of Martin's teachers in New Zealand, while the initials are those of Sheriff J D Hogg from 'The Dukes of Hazzard' TV series.

Wetherspoon also run Lloyd's N° 1 Bars which play music.

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TQ5946 : Public House sign by Oast House Archive
TA1866 : Sign of The Prior John by Gerald England
ST1067 : The Sir Samuel Romilly, Barry by Jaggery
TQ3104 : Post & Telegraph Pub, Brighton by Paul Gillett
TV6198 : Public house sign by Oast House Archive
SE1039 : The Myrtle Grove, Bingley by Stephen Craven
TA0830 : The Zachariah Pearson by N Chadwick
ST3088 : The Ralph Fitz Randal Richmond in Cambrian Road, Newport by Jaggery
TQ5839 : The Opera House by N Chadwick
SJ8498 : Wetherspoons, Piccadilly Gardens by N Chadwick
ST3088 : The Bishop Vesey Sutton Coldfield in Cambrian Road, Newport by Jaggery
SZ0190 : Wetherspoons, Poole by N Chadwick
TQ3073 : The Crown and Sceptre, Public House, Streatham Hill by David Anstiss
TL0449 : Pilgrims Progress by N Chadwick
SX9472 : The Jolie Brise by N Chadwick
TL8564 : Inside The Corn Exchange by N Chadwick
TL4558 : The Regal by N Chadwick
ST3088 : Wetherspoon lorry, Bridge Street, Newport by Jaggery
TQ5839 : Opera House by N Chadwick
ST3088 : John Wallace Linton closed until further notice, Newport city centre by Jaggery
TR0142 : The County Hotel by N Chadwick
TQ3780 : The Ledger Building by N Chadwick
TQ3281 : The Cross Keys by N Chadwick
SU6400 : Two Great Victorians by N Chadwick
TM2531 : Bottle Kiln by N Chadwick

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Created: Mon, 25 Oct 2010, Updated: Sat, 29 Sep 2018

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