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The Cabinet at Reed

Good news for local campaigners as NHDC has turned down the bid to turn the Cabinet into a private house. See the report in the local paper

The pub remains closed – as it has been for several years – but the Save the Cabinet campaign group have been buoyed by the verdict. Their FaceBook group is

The Radcliffe in Hitchin

An important meeting for the Save The Radcliffe Action Group tonight (Tuesday) at The Victoria.  Charles Wells have put in a planning application but the application seeks to build flats in some of the pub’s garden & car park space. A number of views have been raised both in favour and against this application so this will be a key milestone in the campaign.

More info here and on FaceBook

The Station in Knebworth

The campaign group continues to raise funds and also had a recent “pop up pub” event featuring a special brew from Buntingford Brewery. An application – similar to that at the Radcliffe – has also just been made which proposes dwellings be built on part of the pub’s current “footprint”.

More info here and on FaceBook

Please keep us updated if you hear any news about your local pub in North Herts – whether it’s a significant threat, a change of landlord or landlady, or just a change to the beers being served. Send information to

  1. Colin Ridgway said on 2017/07/26 12:52 pm

    STOP PRESS – Charles Wells have just announced that they have purchased the Radcliffe Arms from the current owners. The White Horse in Baldock seems to be the model (Pints, Pots & Pizzas). More info as it emerges!

  2. Colin Ridgway said on 2017/10/26 8:18 pm

    And it has re-opened tonight 26 October!

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