That they called The Rising Sun

The recently derelict Rising Sun pub in Villiers Avenue has now been completely destroyed my arsonists.

Though no-one was injured, tens of firefighters took over four hours to quell the blaze which gutted the 100-year-old pub. Police are suspicious regarding the cause of the fire as firefighters report that it was started in two places in the basement using flamable liquids. An investigation is underway.

The pub has been closed since January whilst the site owners await planning permission to build flats.

Read more in The Kingston Guardian...


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