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Wetherspoons - when did it open?

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Did Wetherspoons open on the 5th September 2011?

From the previous comments on this site it was after 2010 - as that's when people were discussing what was happening to the Red Lion and were Wetherspoons taking over.

There is a web site giving all the Wetherspoons pubs and the dates they opened :- 

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/~ccaajpa/pubs-spoons.html?fbclid=IwAR2WbwmPN-7TFbLoDRZmBKmEzoGbLSMwHBl_cJTHJfq5kznwhimzYf_-th0

It lists the local pubs as :-

 

Northumberland: (6)
Ashington: Rohan Kanhai, 1-4 Woodhorn Road, Ashington, Northumberland. (27th October 2000)
Bedlington: Red Lion, Front Street West, Bedlington, Northumberland. (5th September 2011)
Blyth: Wallaw, 14 Union Street, Blyth, Northumberland. (28th April 2014)
Cramlington: John the Clark of Cramlington, Low Main Place, Cramlington, Northumberland. (19th September 2013)
Hexham: Forum, 8-9 Market Place, Hexham, Northumberland. (27th October 2000)
Morpeth: Electrical Wizard, 11 New Market, Morpeth, Northumberland. (5th September 2011)
 
The above list of pubs was posted in response to a question about the local Wetherspoon pubs on the Ashington remembered Facebook group and one member (lives in Alnwick) posted :- 
Simon A Drew
Simon A Drew The Bedlington date is wrong!
Edited by Alan Edgar (Eggy1948)

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29 minutes ago, Canny lass said:

Thank you CL - my Google search didn't bring up that article:huh: - think I might have to move off Windows Vista:D

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