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The pub was bulldozed without permission in April

Demolished pub

Public inquiry to be launched for demolished pub

By Emily Sutherland

An appeal into the illegal bulldozing of Maida Vale’s Carlton Tavern will heard in public, despite developers CLTX Ltd desire for it to be heard behind closed doors.

The Star in St John’s Wood closed without warning last month

Councils urged to play by ACV rules following delays

By Ellie Bothwell

Licensees and pub campaigners have urged local councils to play by the rules when it comes to responding to applications to list pubs as assets of community value (ACV), as the future of outlets in the capital are increasingly threatened by developers.

The Carlton Tavern - before and after the demolition last Wednesday

Council seeks legal action over demolished pub

By Ellie Bothwell

Westminster City Council said it will look into taking legal action against a developer after a Maida Vale pub was demolished, despite the fact the authority had rejected an application to replace the building with flats.

The West End Commission report calls for a “clear distinction” between the evening and night-time economies

Report calls for licensing clarity in London's West End

By Mark Wingett

The licensing policy for London’s West End should make a clear distinction between venues that trade in the “evening” - until about midnight – and late-night drinking outlets, and give more flexibility around licence conditions to the former.

EMROs: Government considers last-minute changes

EMROs: Government considers last-minute changes

By John Harrington

The Government is said to be planning last-minute changes to Early Morning Restriction Orders (EMROs) to exclude certain venues from being subjected to the restrictions.