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Days Gone By: Memories from Waveney Hotel pub on a night in 1974

PUBLISHED: 09:00 11 July 2018

Were you a regular punter in the 1970s? Picture: DAVID KINDRED

Were you a regular punter in the 1970s? Picture: DAVID KINDRED

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

Waveney Hotel pub Picture: DAVID KINDREDWaveney Hotel pub Picture: DAVID KINDRED

These pictures taken at the Waveney Hotel pub in Ipswich back in 1974 will evoke fond memories for many.

Regulars enjoying a drink in the bar Picture: DAVID KINDREDRegulars enjoying a drink in the bar Picture: DAVID KINDRED

Built as one of the “Tolly follies” and opened in 1930s this picture gallery shows the many punters who frequented it in 1974, revealing just how popular it was back in its heyday!

Waveney Hotel pub in 1974 Picture: DAVID KINDREDWaveney Hotel pub in 1974 Picture: DAVID KINDRED

These large new pubs were built by Tollemache brewery as the town rapidly expanded, before the brewery was subsequently merged with Cobbold in 1958-59.

Can you spot yourself or someone you know in these pictures? Picture: DAVID KINDREDCan you spot yourself or someone you know in these pictures? Picture: DAVID KINDRED

Situated in Bramford, it once stood proudly in the community as the pub was closed 1994, but was run as a private club called Churchill’s until 2004. It was demolished in August 2007 for a new low cost housing project.

Do you recognise any of the faces pictured here? Picture: DAVID KINDREDDo you recognise any of the faces pictured here? Picture: DAVID KINDRED

Were you a regular punter at the pub in the 1970s? Can you spot yourself or anyone you know in these pictures from our archives?

Enjoying a night out at the Waveney Hotel in its heyday Picture: DAVID KINDREDEnjoying a night out at the Waveney Hotel in its heyday Picture: DAVID KINDRED

To reveal the names of someone in the photos, or to share your memories of the Arboretum, email suffolkpicturedesk@archant.co.uk

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