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The Ivy House Pub: Officially a Community Asset

I know I'm a bit late posting on this, but just wanted to mark the important news about the Ivy House Pub.

Many congratulations to all the campaigners who succesfully fought to get the Pub (on Stuart Road) to be officially listed as a community asset.  Buildings listed as community assets can't be sold without first giving community groups the right to bid for them. Southwark's Labour council is the first council to list such an asset.

I also know that that Cllr Claire Hickson (Cabinet Member for Communities and Economic Development) has been working on this with local residents...so a big thanks to her too.

There is still a huge amount that needs to be done before the Pub's future is secured.  But this is a very positive step.

For those that want more detail, beneath is the text from the press release put out by the council...
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The Ivy House pub in Nunhead, a classic 1930s, wood-panelled building, recently listed by English Heritage may…