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Banstead Village

The Victoria Hotel
The Banstead Image Library
The Victoria Hotel

The Victoria in 1965 - photography by Peter Denton
This is now a Pizza restaurant called ZIZZIS
Picture added on 20 October 2009 at 22:46
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The pub had a public, saloon and also a small private bar. The saloon was more to the back. The structure on the left was the outside toilets - Gents at least - and I don't think were ever locked. The publican at that time was Mr Pickering, if I remember correctly; anyway a rather portly man, who seemed to shuffle around behind the bar.
Note the tall pine tree within the property, which can be seen in several other pictures of the High Street.
The Brewery was Courage, as can be seen on the signs outside, but I think earlier it may have been supplied by Page and Overton's, although I could be wrong.
Added by Michael Funnell on 14 November 2015
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