Fire at George IV pub in Hunslet

A Hunslet pub which had its licence suspended after Police concerns about drugs and stolen property was damaged by fire in the early hours of this morning (18 October 2017).

As South Leeds Life previously reported, West Yorkshire Police raised concerns in June with Leeds City Council’s Licensing Panel about the George on Grove Road in Hunslet. As a result the pub’s licence was suspended for three months and it has remained closed.

The Yorkshire Evening Post report that firefighters arrived at about midnight to find the first floor and roof ablaze and that the fire is being investigated as suspected arson. It’s not believed anyone was hurt in the incident.

George Pub Nunslet, Leeds

George IV pub on fire last night. Photo: Joanne Follis

 

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Kenneth Ingram

About the Author:

Born 1949 in Hunslet.
Went to Hunslet Carr School at age 4. From age 11, Went to Belle Isle Secondary Modern.
Left School at 15 and worked in the Tailoring trade. 1 Year Later Got employment in the Electrical retailing industry at Curry’s. Stayed anther year, before moving on to Vallances Electrical. Stayed there for about 21 years, before setting myself up in business as a Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Business.

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