The Wallness Tavern on the edge of Peel Park, Frederick Park and on the Salford University campus, has closed. Although advertising itself as a student pub, it sounded like the classic off-the-beaten-track locals pub - erratic and short opening times, fierce locals and apparent hostility to outsiders.
Wallness Tavern, Wallness Street, Salford, 1989. (c) http://usir.salford.ac.uk/10482.
The Tetley house has undergone a few face lifts, with green, red and black signs over recent years, and the latest - a smokers tent - suggested a downwards spiral in recent years. In the unlikely event that the Wallness Tavern reopens, we'll pay it a visit as the net spreads slowly outwards from the city centre...
Wallness Tavern, Wallness Lane, Salford. (c) googlemaps.