Ipswich Lock Tavern
previously known as Dock Tavern, Westgate's Commercial Hotel
mid 20th century
closed September 11th, 1955
New Cut East
grid reference TM 167 438
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last updated 30/01/2015
Converted into flats in 1980, since demolished.
According to the book "A Victorian Vision, the building of Ipswich Wet Dock", the Lock Tavern started out as Westgate's Commercial Hotel.
Shown here on the 1902 OS map. An older map at the Suffolk Record Office confirms this to have been the Lock Tavern.
(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)
Closure date from Ipswich licensing records.
(** historic newspaper information from Stuart Ansell)
(*** historic book information from Bob Mitchell)