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Friday, 11 May 2012

Gee Cross Social And Sports Club

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3 - 5, King Edward Road, Gee Cross

I think this was taken in the late 1980's when the club was doing quite well. 
I have had a few good nights in here and attended a wake or two. It was such a busy place at one time. Saturdays always sounded great when I walked by - there was always much singing and merriment until late :)  They used to have some decent acts on there, too.
I heard it had been sold and plans were in place to rejuvenate it though I should imagine that the plans will include knocking it down and building more houses on the spot.
Another sad loss to Gee Cross.

Picture taken by the late Alan Heelis

7 comments:

Lizzy said...

I've seen it for sale, but it seems odd as it is advertised as land for sale, but then mentions a building on it? I did hear someone was interested but that seem to have fallen through. Might be an opportunity for someone if the Werneth is closing.

ceecee said...

I was the stewardess here for a while in the late 80s/early 90s and as you say there were some really good acts (turns ) on. many a good night has been enjoyed in this club. When I was there the beer cost around 38p a pint. It was also around this time that the committee decided to change the name from Gee Cross Labour club then people wouldn't think it was politically orientainted

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Tom said...

I always knew as the Labour Club... I'd heard it had been sold to a local publican... but that might just have been a rumour... it will most likely be pulled down and housing built there..
The Apethorn on Knott Lane closed it's doors last week... but I have now heard that it might be reopening again real soon.
The Bay Horse is now shut and boarded up... it had not been doing well at all for a while, which was a shame as the couple who were running it were local and well liked.

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Gerald (Hyde DP) said...

I vaquely recall sometime before it closed there being notices on nearby lampposts about an application from the club for an extended license or something - I suspect it lost the application and that led to its demise.

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