The lost pubs YOU would bring back to Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH has had many beloved pubs over the years.

Tuesday, 23rd April 2019, 1:01 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd April 2019, 1:08 pm
Pubs you want back

Sadly many of these establishments have closed down and been lost. We decided to ask our readers if they could bring back one pub which would it be. Here are their suggestions. 

This lost pub was suggested by Diana Rose who wrote: 'Admiralty Tavern. Great atmosphere'. It used to be found Spring Street, Landport but was demolished in 1987.
This pub was located in Highland Road. It dated back to the 19th Century and kept the same name throughout the years. The pub was sold by its owner in 2015 to be turned into flats.

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This pub was designed by architect A H Bone and is similar to the White Swan, now Brewhouse and Kitchen in Guildhall Walk. It shut down in 2005 and has since been turned into office space and private accommodation.
Dating back to the 1920s, this pub was in Plymouth Street in Somers Town. After a lengthy period of closure it reopened in 2009 but then shutdown again within a year.
A very popular suggestion with our readers, this pub, which also went by the name The Town House, was in Portland Road, Southsea. It dated back to the 1950s and was demolished in 2012 and turned into a block of flats.
Built in Paulsgrove after World War Two. Popular during the 20th century, you would have found this pub in Clacton Road. It was damaged by a fire in 1991 and demolished in 1992.
This lost pub went by many names during its life in Fratton Road. Including The Landmark, Shipwrights Arms, the Museum Gardens and finally the Contented Pig. It ceased trading in 2007.
Known as both the Easney Cellars and the Cellars at Eastney throughout its life, this pub was a popular music hot spot. It could be found on Cromwell Road but shut down in 2015 after its lease expired.
The original pub was destroyed during the Second World War but was rebuilt after the conflict. It could be found in Sultan Road, Buckland. It was demolished in 2001 and replaced by houses.
This pub dated back to the Victoria era and could be found in Highland Road, Eastney. It was demolished by developers in 2008 despite planning permission being denied.
Once found in the High Street in Old Portsmouth this pub/ wine bar, was opposite St Thomass Anglican cathedral. It was turned into a tapas bar by the name of El Nico in 2014, but has since shut down.
This lost pub was in Northern Parade, Hilsea. It opened its doors in the 1930s and closed down in 2009 after being purchased by the Co-Operative Society.
Once located in St Pauls Road, Southsea, this pub shut down in 2015 after having its licence revoked by police. It first opened under the Old Vic name in the 1980s. The building it was in is Grade II listed.
Located in Kent Road, Southsea, this once lively pub was full with music memorabilia and even a red telephone box. It was renamed in 1989 and became Havana Caf Bar in its last incarnation.
Charlotte Dennise Smith suggested reopening The Registry, which was on St Michaels Road, but how the pub was circa 2007. It opened in 1999 in the former registry office and shut down in 2014.
This pub stood on the corner of Taswell Road in Southsea for a hundred years. It became popular with students in the 1990s. It was shut down in 2012 and is now a private residence.