History of Derby Pubs

This page tries to list information on former pubs and inns in the Derby CAMRA area.

Former Pubs Still Standing
Books & Publications
Related Links


Former Pubs Still Standing

The following pubs are permanently closed but the building is still standing and often unaltered.


Derby City

  • Arboretum Inn, 192 Osmaston Road, Derby.
    Large corner building on the corner of Osmaston Road and Arboretum Street and opposite the walkin-centre, Arboretum Hotel
  • Barley Mow, Russell Street, Derby.
    Two story building on the corner of Osmaston Road and Russell Street. Barley Mow
  • Crompton Tavern formally Queens Hotel, 46 Crompton Street.
    Mid-terrace building approximately half-way along Crompton Street.
  • Florence Nightingale formally Nottingham Arms, 111 London Road.
    Corner of London Road and Litchurch Street. Florence Nightinggale
  • Galliant Hussar, 110 Ashbourne Road, Derby.
    Now residential.
  • George Hotel, Midland Road, Derby.>br /> Large former Hardy and Hansons pub close to the railway station. Now an Indian restaurant. George Hotel
  • Great Northern, Junction Street, Derby.
    Only recently closed [2020] now residential.
  • Litchurch Inn, Derby.
    Corner building on the junction of Russell Street and Cotton Lane, now in use as flats. Litchurch Inn
  • Liversage Arms, Old Nottingham Road Derby.
    Building on the corner of Old Nottingham Road and Alice Street. Partially hidden by the inner ring-road. Now flats.
  • Masons Arms, Edward Street, Derby.
    Pub situated on the corner of Edward Street and Arthur Street. Masons Arms
  • Portland Hotel, London Road, Derby.
    Large corner pub and former hotel standing on the junction of London Road, Dickinson Street and Deadmans Lane. Currently being converted into flats. Masons Arms
  • Rutland Arms, 112 Carrington Street, Derby.
    Corner of Carrington Street and Nelson Street.
  • Swan & Salmon, 140 Ashbourne Road, Derby.
    Corner of Ashbourne Road and Chandos Pole Street. Now a general store.
  • York Tavern, 23 York Street, Derby.
    Appoximately half along York Street. Now a resdiential dwelling.


  • Roundhouse, 1196 London Road, Alvaston, Derby.
    Large building standing on the juntion of Brighton Road and London Road. Formally called the Alvaston Hotel. The shape of the building resembles a railway roundhouse. Now in use as flats. Roundhouse
  • Harrington Arms, 1240 London Road, Alvaston, Derby.
    White building set back from London Road now a shop. Still has the post for the pub sign in front of the building. Harrington Arms


  • Blue Boy, Wiltshire Road, Chaddesden.
    Very large pub built in the Arto-Deco style and one of three such pubs built by the Offilers Brewery. Blue Boy
  • Kingfisher, Lexington Road, Chaddesden.
    Modern building now a Co-Op general store. Kingfisher
  • Spinning Wheel, Wood Road, Chaddesden.
    Small building set back from the road and now a general store. Spinning Wheel


  • Derbyshire Yeoman, Kingsway, Markeaton, Derby.
    Large former hotel overlooking Markeaton roundabout and now a fast food burger restaurant.


  • Grange, 69 Malcolm Street, Normanton.
    Corner of Malcolm Street and Douglas Street. Building still has the old pub sign hangin outside.
  • Mafeking Hotel, 129 Porter Street, Normanton.
    Corner of Porter Street and Belvoir Street. Now residential.
  • Windmill, 86 Dairy House Road.
    Corner of Dairy House Road and Cambridge Street.

Sinfin and Sunny Hill


  • Noahs Ark, Derby Road.
    Medium sized pub on the corner of Derby Road and Station Road. Now an e-cigarette shop.


  • Cavendish, London Road.
    Stand alone building on the main road over the river bridge from the main part of Shardlow. Now a Chinese restaurant.


Books and Publications

Here are a list of books and publications which give information on the history of Derby pubs.


Related Links

Links to other websites containing information on the history of Derby pubs.


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Last updated 10th October 2020