Looks like the Portsdown is gone for good
Not sure I ever went in there, but The Portsdown looks to be permanently closed now.
It's too late for that pub to be saved (and I'm not sure you'd want to) but if you want to do your bit for pubs and beer generally why not sign this petition and stop the man putting pubs out of business by increasing the beer tax by so much every year.
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