Planning application approved!

Planning application approved!

Great news about the future of the Old Spotted Dog. The campaign to save the Spotted Dog has at last been successful with the decision…

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Planning Application Submitted!

Planning Application Submitted!

Highpride Properties are happy to confirm that their planning application to refurbish and reopen the Spotted Dog and to build the associated extension with additional…

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Proposed Ground Floor Plan

Proposed Ground Floor Plan

We’ve received some proposed ground floor plans for the upcoming restoration of The Old Spotted Dog. We’re looking forward to these being put forward to…

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Its coming home...

Its coming home…

‘It’s coming home’: Clapton CFC wins lease bid for Forest Gate’s Old Spotted Dog ground https://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news/clapton-cfc-old-spotted-dog-lease-1-6274559

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Shutter Island

Shutter Island

Britain’s pubs are still being shuttered – and regularly shattered – at an alarming rate. The good(ish) news from our friends at CAMRA is that the…

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GRRRR! Dogsite Under Attack

GRRRR! Dogsite Under Attack

The Save the Spotted Dog website is currently being bombed by bogus registrations. We suspect the culprit is a male, adolescent, merchant banker (for our…

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Bowled Over in the 1840's

Bowled Over in the 1840’s

On Easter Monday 1843, at ten o’clock in the morning, as fine holiday weather brought thousands out to the fairs at Stepney and Greenwich and…

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New Year  -  New Tricks for Old Dog ?

New Year – New Tricks for Old Dog ?

At the end of last year (2015) members of the Old Spotted Dog Trust met with the lead Director of the company that now owns…

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Visitations at The Dog

Visitations at The Dog

In April 1844 Mr William Homer returned from business in the City, met with his solicitor in Stratford (the reasons why we do not know)…

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FULL HOUSE FOR DOG BENEFIT 2015

FULL HOUSE FOR DOG BENEFIT 2015

The 2015 Save the Spotted Dog Annual Benefit attracted a full house to the Red House (also a listed building almost opposite the Inn site)…

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