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Days Gone By: Memories from Spring Tavern Pub in 1974

PUBLISHED: 08:00 18 June 2018 | UPDATED: 23:03 18 June 2018

Spring Tavern pub Picture: DAVID KINDRED

Spring Tavern pub Picture: DAVID KINDRED

Are you pictured in this gallery from a night at Spring Tavern pub in Ipswich over 40 years ago?

Spring Tavern pub Picture: DAVID KINDREDSpring Tavern pub Picture: DAVID KINDRED

We have delved into our archives once again – this time unearthing these pictures from a night at the Spring Tavern Pub.

Spring Tavern pub Picture: DAVID KINDREDSpring Tavern pub Picture: DAVID KINDRED

Opened in the Victorian era, the pub was situated in Spring Road.

Spring Tavern pub Picture: DAVID KINDREDSpring Tavern pub Picture: DAVID KINDRED

This picture gallery shows the many punters who frequented it in 1974, revealing just how popular it was back in its heyday.

Spring Tavern pub Picture: DAVID KINDREDSpring Tavern pub Picture: DAVID KINDRED

It is now called the Fat Cat after being renamed in 1996 – but when it was the Spring Tavern it had two small bars.

Spring Tavern pub Picture: DAVID KINDREDSpring Tavern pub Picture: DAVID KINDRED

The side yard drinking area and conservatory were added as new drinking areas soon after, as was the taproom behind the bar.

Spring Tavern pub Picture: DAVID KINDREDSpring Tavern pub Picture: DAVID KINDRED

Were you a regular punter at the pub in the 1970s or is it your local now?

Spring Tavern pub Picture: DAVID KINDREDSpring Tavern pub Picture: DAVID KINDRED

Can you spot yourself or anyone you know in these pictures from our archives?

To reveal the names of someone in the photographs, or to share your memories of the Spring Tavern with us, email us today

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