Central Lancs

Campaign for Real Ale

New Pubs 2000-2020

It is not all pub closures - there are some new pubs being opened.

Working back, below are listed all the new pub openings in the branch area since 2000.

New Pubs In 2020

1 No. 61, Chorley

Opened September 2020.

A craft-cask-pizza bar in former Coffee shop premises.

2 No. 55, Leyland

Opened August 2020.

A wine and beer bar in premises previously occupied by Leyland Historical Society.

3 Smashed, Preston

Opened August 2020.

A bar in premises previously occupied by a Health Food Restaurant.

4 Tulketh Tap Room, Ashton

Opened July 2020.

A micropub in former Physical Therapy Clinic premises.

5 Crafty Beggars Ale House, Fulwood

Opened July 2020.

A micropub in former estate agent premises.

6 No. 16 On The Hill, Penwortham

Opened March 2020.

A micropub in former café bar premises.

7 Lostock Ale, Lostock Hall

Opened January 2020.

A micropub in a former gift shop premises.

8 Calico Lounge, Chorley

Opened January 2020.

A café bar attached to Chorley's new cinema complex.

New Pubs In 2019

1 Oasis Bar & Restaurant, Chorley

Opened December 2019.

A bar part of the Escape Entertainment venue.

2 Gin Jar Ale, Penwortham

Opened December 2019.

A unit within a former supermarket shop premises.

3 Vaults, Chorley

Opened December 2019.

Previously the Yorkshire Bank premises.

4 Little Inn On The Park, Chorley

Opened December 2019.

Previously the Phoenix Chinese restaurant.

5 WA Bar & Bistro, Bamber Bridge

Opened December 2019.

Previously the Gone Fishing shop premises.

6 1260 Craft & Crust, Penwortham

Opened December 2019.

A unit within a former supermarket shop premises.

7 In:Libra, Preston

Opened November 2019.

A late night music bar located in a former Waffles restaurant.

8 Taps & Wine Bar, Walton-le-Dale

Opened November 2019.

Previously Walton-le-Dale Conservative Club.

9 Rivington Brewing Co Tap, Rivington

Opened November 2019.

A bar attached to the Rivington Brewing Company premises.

10 Winter Lodge, Preston

Opened November 2019.

A pop-up Christmas bar. Previously a clothes shop.

11 Cheers Bar, Coppull

Opened June 2019 (now CLOSED).

Same ownership as the Pride Of Aggi, Adlington. Previously a curtain shop.

12 Nelipots Bar, Chorley

Opened June 2019.

Previously a pub/nightclub.

13 Crankshaft Brewery Tap, Leyland

Opened April 2019.

A bar created within the Crankshaft Brewery premises.

14 Barrel & Bean Co, Penwortham

Opened March 2019.

Previously a tanning and beauty salon.

15 Applejacks, Longridge

Opened February 2019.

Previously a greengrocer's shop, also called Applejacks.

16 JR's Ale House, Adlington

Opened February 2019.

The second branch of JR's Ale House. Previously a florists.

New Pubs In 2018

1 Indigo, Leyland

Opened December 2018.

Previously a Knights of St Columba Club.

2 Pride Of Aggi, Adlington

Opened November 2018 (now CLOSED).

Previously a traditional sweet shop.

3 Otters Pocket, Preston

Opened November 2018. Now known as the Winckley Street Ale House, Preston.

Previously a tapas bistro.

4 Plau, Preston

Opened November 2018.

Previously a retro clothes and body modification shop.

5 Beer Box, Bamber Bridge

Opened September 2018.

Previously an electrical goods repairs shop.

6 Wilkins & Pye, Longton

Opened September 2018.

Previously an off licence.

7 Bar 47, Higher Walton

Opened August 2018.

Previously a café and takeaway.

8 Bistrot Pierre, Preston

Opened August 2018.

Previously a disused Baptist Church.

9 Plug & Taps, Preston

Opened June 2018.

Previously a Beauty Salon.

10 Brig 'n' Barrel, Bamber Bridge

Opened June 2018.

Previously a TV & Video Repairs shop.

11 Tap And Vine, Penwortham

Opened March 2018.

Previously an Arts & Craft shop.

12 Orchard, Preston

Opened March 2018.

A unit within the Preston Market re-development.

13 Ginnell, Chorley

Opened February 2018 (now CLOSED).

Previously a hairdressing salon.

New Pubs In 2017

1 Tap & T'ales, Goosnargh

Opened December 2017.

Previously an Antique Furniture shop.

2 Brooklyn Bar, Preston

Opened December 2017.

A new bar created within the LeVeL entertainment venue.

3 Beer Brothers Brewery & Bar, Walton Summit

Opened November 2017.

A bar created within the Beer Brothers Brewery premises.

4 The Shed, Chorley

Opened November 2017.

Previously the American Soda shop.

5 Wings & Beer Co, Preston

Opened September 2017.

Previously the Cow Bar And Grill.

6 Lime Bar Lounge, Penwortham

Opened July 2017.

Previously a private bungalow.

7 Lucky 8's Rock & Blues Bar, Chorley

Opened May 2017.

Previously a Beauty Salon.

8 Emporium, Chorley

Opened April 2017. Now known as the Encore, Chorley.

Previously the Theatre Kitchen restaurant and bar.

New Pubs In 2016

1 Filling Factory No 1, Buckshaw Village

Opened November 2016.

A bar created within the Morrow Brothers Bottling Plant.

2 Hoppy Days, Longridge

Opened October 2016.

Previously a photography shop, this was the second micropub to open in Longridge.

3 Tap & Vent, Longridge

Opened October 2016.

The first micropub to open in Longridge by a matter of days.

4 D'Owd Inn, Chorley

Opened October 2016 (now CLOSED). Later known as the Cuckoo's Nest, Chorley.

Previously a nail care shop, this was the fifth micropub to open in Chorley.

5 Haighton Manor, Haighton

Opened September 2016.

Previously a hotel, restaurant, and wedding venue.

6 Bootleggers, Chorley

Opened August 2016.

Previously a lingerie shop, this is the fourth micropub in Chorley.

7 Ale Station, Chorley

Opened July 2016.

Previously a sandwich bar, this is the third micropub in Chorley.

8 Golden Tap Ale House, Leyland

Opened April 2016.

Previously shop premises, this is the second micropub in Leyland.

9 Mill At Charnock Farm, Leyland

Opened April 2016.

New pub created within the Charnock Farm Garden Centre complex.

10 Guild Ale House, Preston

Opened February 2016.

Previously a charity shop, this is Preston's first micropub.

New Pubs In 2015

1 Review Bar, Preston

Opened December 2015.

Previously Preston's Visitor Information Centre.

2 Korova Arts Cafe & Bar, Preston

Commenced selling draught beer November 2015. Closed in 2016.

A café/bar that hosts live music and other events some evenings.

3 Walton Arms, Bamber Bridge

Opened November 2015.

The former School Lane Club, converted from a club into a pub.

4 Cock T'Alehouse, Eccleston

Opened October 2015. Now known as the GreenHaus, Eccleston.

Previously a grocer's shop, this is a micropub.

5 Harvester Buckshaw, Buckshaw Village

Opened September 2015.

Newly built, a Mitchells & Butlers Harvester establishment.

6 Twelve Tellers, Preston

Opened January 2015.

Previously a bank, Preston's second Wetherspoons pub.

New Pubs In 2014

1 War Horse, Buckshaw Village

Opened December 2014.

Newly built, a Greene King Hungry Horse establishment.

2 Bob Inn, Chorley

Opened November 2014.

Within Chorley market, this became the second micropub in the town.

3 Shepherds' Hall Ale House, Chorley

Opened August 2014.

Previously a newsagents, this was the first micropub in Chorley.

4 Bartleys, Longridge

Opened April 2014.

A wine bar, but one which also sells real ale.

New Pubs In 2013

1 Market Ale House, Leyland

Opened December 2013.

Previously a travel agency, this was the first micro-pub in the branch area.

2 Nets Bar, Hoghton

Opened early 2013.

The former Gregson Lane Sports & Social Club, converted from a club into a pub.

New Pubs In 2012

1 Brown Hare, Penwortham

Opened October 2012.

Newly built, by Marstons Inns & Taverns.

New Pubs In 2011

1 Leyland Lion, Leyland

Opened October 2011.

Previously a Post Office, the third Wetherspoons pub in the branch area.

New Pubs In 2010

1 Fieldfare, Chorley

Opened September 2010.

Newly built, by Marstons Inns & Taverns.

2 Rivington, Rivington

Opened April 2010.

The former Rivington Village Club, converted from a club into a pub.

New Pubs In 2008

1 Bobbin Mill, Buckshaw Village

Opened April 2008.

Newly built, by Marstons Inns & Taverns.

New Pubs In 2006

1 Sir Henry Tate, Chorley

Opened May 2006.

Newly built, the second Wetherspoons pub in the branch area.

2 Bitter Suite, Preston

Opened February 2006. Now known as the Speakeasy, Preston.

The former Strettles Bar, converted from a club into a pub.

New Pubs In 2005

1 Forum, Preston

Opened 2005.

A wine bar and grill.

2 Strand, Preston

Opened March 2005. Closed in 2007.

Previously a motorbike showroom. Since closing again a motorbike showroom.

3 Ego At The Fox Cub, Little Hoole

Opened February 2005.

Newly built, by Vintage Inns.

New Pubs In 2004

1 Walton Fox, Bamber Bridge

Opened June 2004.

Newly built, by Vintage Inns.

New Pubs In 2001

1 Ballers, Preston

Opened April 2001. Closed in 2008.

Previously a shop. Since closing has been run as a nightclub.

New Pubs In 2000

1 Bar Censsa, Preston

Opened October 2000. Closed in 2008.

Previously a shop. Since closing has been an Oriental buffet restaurant.

2 Norman Jepson, Fulwood

Opened mid 2000.

Newly built, currently a Beefeater Grill pub.

3 Malthouse Farm, Whittle-le-Woods

Opened April 2000.

Previously a farmhouse, currently a Chef & Brewer pub.