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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 4th January, 2021)

The Edington Arms

The Edington Arms
Next door to Hindley Station.

Photo: Dennis Seddon  (Sony DSC-WX500)
Views: 2,089

Comment by: Mick on 4th January 2021 at 06:46

I wonder if the landlord rents out car parking spaces to train commuters, I would if I lived there.

Comment by: Pw on 4th January 2021 at 07:01

Always the Top Ale House to me.

Comment by: Kim on 4th January 2021 at 09:54

No the landlord doesn't rent out parking there,there is a perfectly suitable parking area across the road.

Comment by: David Barker on 4th January 2021 at 10:18

Good clear photo Dennis , did you blur the car reg plates ?
Makes me laugh on google maps they blur the reg and door numbers , but theres a big dustbin at front with number on LOL.

Comment by: janet on 4th January 2021 at 10:55

no more pubs dennis we cant go in them

Comment by: janet on 4th January 2021 at 10:57

a dustbin with the car number on david

Comment by: barry smith on 4th January 2021 at 11:05

leigh arms before eddington i think ? firs pub i went in only 16 !!!

Comment by: Arthur on 4th January 2021 at 12:01

Mick no need to rent the pubs car park, there's a speciality built car park across the road owned by Network rail.

Comment by: Dennis Seddon on 4th January 2021 at 13:36

Cheer up Janet, this virus can’t go on for ever!
Yes David, I did blur the number plates. There are some very strange people about these days.

Comment by: David Barker on 4th January 2021 at 14:27

Door number on dustbin Janet LOL.

Comment by: Irene Roberts on 4th January 2021 at 17:35

I always thought it was originally The Railway or The Station before The Edington Arms, but I am happy to stand corrected. Nice photo of a pleasing building. Looks nice and homely.

Comment by: Ray on 4th January 2021 at 18:01

If I had parked my car at this pub, I would have backed in, to avoid
having to back out on to a main road.

Comment by: Kim on 4th January 2021 at 18:01

It was the Leigh Arms before , a former landord John Edington refurbished it in 1990 and changed the name.

Comment by: m on 4th January 2021 at 21:41

Mam, if pubs are shutting, where will my dad go?
Probably he'll go fishing and take some tins for sure.
He's never felt in river, but only time will tell,
its better he's on 't outside, as he smells more fresh as well.
Why do men like drinking?
That's what most men do,
They're brought up in the ale house,
and like the taste and view.
A pub to men's essential,
its a house within the soul,
But sadly some it drowns em,
and the devil turns up an all.
Does devil live in pubs mam?
No luv they threw him out ,
Jus the same like my dad,
Yes luv or roundabout ..

Comment by: Kim on 5th January 2021 at 13:42

Irene,there used to be a pub further down Ladies Lane called the Railway but was generally known locally as the 'Pillars'.It was demolished sometime in early 1970's or late 1960's.

Comment by: James Hanson on 5th January 2021 at 16:33

The Edington Arms is not a welcoming pub. It's a 'local' pub, for 'local' people. If you're not a 'local', try somewhere else where your custom is appreciated.

Comment by: Arthur on 5th January 2021 at 21:41

What a foolish comment by James Hanson.

Comment by: George (Hindley) on 5th January 2021 at 22:04

Arthur, please explain why you think that?

Comment by: Richard on 8th January 2021 at 06:44

You don't half make some daft and pointless statements, Mick! The landlord wouldn't make much. There's only room for around 3 cars.

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