Status: Open
Address: 40 Tower Bridge Road, SE1 4TR (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
London borough: Southwark
Former name(s): Sportsman
Former address: 40 Bermondsey New Road (1899)
82 Bermondsey New Road (1882)
20 Bermondsey New Road [or 21 Bermondsey New Road] (1851)
Historical parish: Bermondsey
Dates open: [1842]-
rebuilt 1930s
Owner: Enterprise Inns
Truman Hanbury Buxton (former)
Notes: Prior to rebuilding in the 1930s, this was not located on the corner of Leroy St, but a couple of properties in from the intersection (approximately halfway between Leroy St and Swan Mead), though the enlarged site overlaps with the previous one.
Photo taken in May 2008
Sources: Open date: Pubs History
Owner: WhatPub
Census 1851 [W Hughes] (as "Sportsman")/1861 [B Webster] (as "beer house")/1871 [H Horsey] (as "Sportsman")/1881 [C Morton] (not listed as a pub)/1891 [A Young] (as "George")
OS 1951 (as "George")/1964 (as "George")/1974
PO 1856/1882/1895/1899/1915/1921
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