The pub known as The Speakeasy

Regulars outside The Charlotte Street Cellars, Charlotte Street, Landport, Portsmouth
Regulars outside The Charlotte Street Cellars, Charlotte Street, Landport, Portsmouth
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Landlord Fred Saunders stands in the centre of the doorway in his white shirt with regulars outside The Charlotte Street Cellars in Charlotte Street.

Popular with the market traders, this pub was also known as The Speakeasy.

In the redevelopment of the 1960s this pub was replaced by a new one called The Casbah in the Tricorn Centre. It was dubbed ‘a licensed cathedral’ because of its high pillars by former Cellars customers.