Pubs of Manchester

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Friday, 16 December 2011

Fox Tavern, Clayton Lane

Fox Tavern, Clayton Lane, Openshaw, 1986. (c) D.N. at ManMates Facebook [1].

The Fox Tavern stood on the corner of Ridings Street and Clayton Lane, not far off Alan Turing Way and Ashton Old Road.  It was closed and pulled down as part of the East Manchester redevelopment scheme, ironically, around the same time as it may have had a boost in trade as City moved to the area.

Fox Tavern, Clayton Lane, Openshaw, 2003. (c) ManMates [2].

The Fox Tavern was a small, two-roomed pub which I imagine drew decent trade from the Clayton and Openshaw factories... which are themselves now closing down.  It was a Whitbread house before closure in late 2003.

Fox Tavern, Clayton Lane. (c) Keith Williamson at GEOlocation under Creative Commons.


1 comment:

  1. I remember having quite a decent pint of Cains Mild in there on a local CAMRA pub crawl. This was, as you may imagine, a long time ago.