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Fleet Street at closing time

Posted: March 13th, 2019

With thanks to Plain John Smith for the tip, here’s a fascinating memoir from The Observer in 1988 about Fleet Street and its pubs, which will resonate with many…

https://www.theguardian.com/theobserver/2019/mar/02/observer-archive-fleet-street-at-closing-time-6-march-1988

“Fleet Street at closing time”, by Peter Corrigan, was published on March 6, 1988 in a special 12-page supplement dedicated to The Observer’s move to Battersea in south west London. The pic shows “A liquid lunch during a power-cut on Fleet Street in December 1970”. Photograph: PA

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