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Licensees :
DONALD BERNARD BLANCHARD 21.11.1961
JOHN RICHARD McBRIDE &
ARTHUR ROBERT CHARLES SELF
23.07.1974
GEORGE CHARLES HODGE &
ARTHUR ROBERT CHARLES SELF
03.09.1974
JOHN EDWARD THOMAS WOODS &
ARTHUR SELF
13.06.1978
JOHN EDWARD THOMAS WOODS &
DAVID CANT
09.01.1979
JOHN WOODS 04.05.1982
MICHAEL CARL WESTLEY &
STEPHEN LAWSON
14.02.1984
DAVID ALWHY (?) &
ERIC ARTHUR HENDERSON
12.02.1985
DAVID ALAN SETTERFIELD 10.09.1985
DEREK FRANK BAKER &
MICHAEL MADDEN
22.07.1986
MICHAEL MADDEN 22.07.1986
EDWIN HILSUM 12.12.1989
BERNARD CEDRIC HURRELL &
PAUL RAY
07.09.1992
WINIFRED JEAN McNISH &
BERNARD CEDRIC HURRELL
10.11.1992
NICHOLAS JAMES WINICOT &
JOAN LILY ATKINSON
27.04.1993
NEIL McCLENNEN &
STEPHEN PAUL RIDDELL
22.03.1994
STEPHEN KAYE & SANDRA REID 27.06.1995
Image by Charlie & George Ducker - c1996
Image by Charlie & George Ducker

First licence issued 21.11.1961 following final removal from the
CURRIERS ARMS 11.10.1960.

Traded as the JEKYLL & HYDE 1984 to 1986

The Jekyll & Hyde - 1985
In the guise of the JEKYLL & HYDE - 1985

Plans to close announced September 1996.
Plans to demolish & build 6 houses announced 23.09.1997.

Demolished and site rebuilt as housing.

 

  The Norwich Pub Survey of 1986, compiled by the Norwich Society, in association with Norwich City Council, assessed the house:-  
 
Approx date of building Listed Quality Pre-war fittings surviving
External Internal
1962 - 1963 No 6 5 No
( Surveyed as the Jekyll & Hyde )
Detached with large garden and car park in Council house area.
Two bars of different `characters'
Jekyll bar conventional Edwardian pastiche.
Plastic ceiling, fake gaseliers, cornice.
Buttoned leatherette seats, seating bays with low cope curtains on rods between plastic foliage plants.
Pool and darts area. Rectangular bar with melamine wood grained top.
Hyde Park bar - Neo Art Deco with cocktail flavour.
Well co-ordinated interior with turquoise tables, upholstered settees creating seating bays.
Bold patterned carpet extending across floor and up front of bar.
Extensive use of special effects, some decorative. e.g. reflective faceted mirrors, video screens, juke box, ceiling fans, revolving coloured lights. A `Disco' interior.
Large car park reflects the 1960's passion for driving everywhere, perhaps even to one's local.