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The Eagle and Child, Forest Gate [Closed] - pub details

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Address: 112, Woodgrange Rd, London, E7 0EW [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 16952) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Forest Gate (0.1 miles), Wanstead Park (0.1 miles), Woodgrange Park (0.7 miles)

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Passed here on a 308 bus last week and can confirm that the ground floor is now a pharmacy.
TiaMariaJim - 15 Mar 2011 08:29
Update - the upper 3/4s of the Eagle and Child have been restored, and what a grand job they have done. It actually looks more like the frontage of a Victorian music hall now. Hopefully they will soon get down the the nitty gritty of restoring the "business end", which clearly needs some thought and some hard work. I'm sure the residents of Forest Gate would be happy if this ended up as a gastropub or decent restaurant. FG current has neither.
edna - 24 Jun 2008 12:07
It's a crying shame if this building is going to be lost as a pub
ghostwheel - 25 Oct 2007 18:58
There's a sign up outside the Eagle & Child saying that it will not be demolished because it is a listed building. I think one of the reasons is because they built the vast Victorian pub as a shell over the top of the existing tavern so they didn't have to close the pub while the building was going on. I guess there may still be parts of the original pub preserved inside the Victorian edifice.

Anyway the ground floor is going to be a commercial premises and the upper floors will become apartments.

The facade of the E&C defintely needs some restoration, it's in terrible nick.
edna - 8 Dec 2006 11:35
Not so; it's still there (albeit closed) and has been spared despite the demolition of the site next door. Maybe it will be refurb'ed and reopened....?
E17Bee - 8 Aug 2006 14:50

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