20 squatters evicted from boarded-up Catford Bridge Tavern pub

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Police swooped on the boarded-up Catford Bridge Tavern pub today, helping to evict 20 squatters.

The popular pub was closed down last year following a long-running saga.

But despite indications it would re-open under new ownership, the doors have remained closed, allowing unwanted guests to set-up home there.

Meanwhile, the tavern's former management company Antic have opened the Catford Constitutional Club just up the road.

Lewisham police tweeted today: "Today at 7.30am after a possession order was obtained by the owners of the Copperfield PH, (Catford Bridge Tavern).

"Rushey Green SNT assisted with the eviction of twenty squatters from the pub."

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12:33am Fri 30 May 14

white rabbit9 says...

They weren't sqwatters they were locals who didn't wanna go home.
They weren't sqwatters they were locals who didn't wanna go home. white rabbit9
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1:13pm Mon 2 Jun 14

sarfflondonbird says...

No doubt another pub soon to be demolished like all the others in that area.Such a sad state of affairs.
No doubt another pub soon to be demolished like all the others in that area.Such a sad state of affairs. sarfflondonbird
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