The London Tavern in Sydney’s south was built by Robert Montgomery in 1921. However, before the pub opened for business at 103 Regent Street, Redfern, Montgomery had died, and the freehold was quickly snapped-up from his estate by brewery and real estate giant, Tooth & Company in 1922.
The London Tavern traded for over 60 years before Tooth & Company sold its freehold for $233,000 in September 1983
The pub closed soon after the sale and its license was removed elsewhere (Can anyone help us with the year the pub closed and where the license was removed?).
The last hosts of the Redfern pub were husband and wife, Regina May and Ronald William Hurst, who were paid $83,000 for the remainder of their goodwill when the pub was sold by Tooth & Company in 1983.
The building remains on Regent Street Redfern with three retail tenants at street level.
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