Pubs of Manchester

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Thursday, 7 April 2011

Church Inn, Ford Street

Church Inn, Ford Street. (c) Andrew Greco.

The Church Inn is a closed former Threlfall's house tucked away off Chapel Street on Ford Street, one of many we noticed during our little crawl of Salford last year.  In 1975 the Church Inn was described as a five-roomed house including "a large concert room which rocks at the weekend."  As a Greenall Whitley house then, the beer choice was electric pump bitter, mild, Grunhalle, Festival and Guinness [1].

Church Inn, Ford Street. (c) deltrems at flickr.

Whilst it was well and truly closed in October 2010, according to this website it had reopened in late 2009 following a fire.  However, the Chapel Street regeneration scheme seems certain to see the demolition of the (derelict) Church Inn [2].



Church Inn, Ford Street. (c) Ven16 at flickr.


1. The Manchester Pub Guide, Manchester & Salford City Centres (1975).
2. http://salford-online.com/localnews_page/25826-huge_salford_cpo_land_grab.html.

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