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Crown and Anchor, 246 Brixton Road, Brixton London SW9
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CROWN AND ANCHOR
246, Brixton Road, London, SW9 6AQexternal link Map location

The little known home of rock and roll!

Crown and Anchor, 246 Brixton Road, Brixton London SW9
Outside view.

Crown and Anchor, 246 Brixton Road, Brixton London SW9
According to the external link Daily Herald's Archive, this is a picture of the 'first rock n roll club in Britain', at the Crown and Anchor on Brixton Road.

The photo was taken on 4 September 1956.

Crown and Anchor, 246 Brixton Road, Brixton London SW9
View of the distinctive pub building facing Brixton Road.

Crown and Anchor, 246 Brixton Road, Brixton London SW9
Looking up. Note the crown and anchor motif on the second floor and the flamboyant painted stone urns on the roof.

Crown and Anchor, 246 Brixton Road, Brixton London SW9
After the original squatted venue was evicted, the Crown stepped in at the last minute and hosted the @coustic festival 09, featuring Babar Luck, Captain Hotknives, Jay Terrestrial & Chezney, Johnny One Lung, Sarah Bear, Ed Ache and the Granarchist.

Crown and Anchor, 246 Brixton Road, Brixton London SW9

Update April 2012: the pub has enjoyed an extensive refit and has reopened as a proper real ale bar. It's well worth a visit.

See feature: The Crown and Anchor, 246 Brixton Road, SW9 a new real ale bar for Brixton.

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