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St Ives Club Park Ave Leysdown
09-OCT-2008

St Ives Club Park Ave Leysdown

Thanks to Paul for the pic.
"HiYa Trev.
This ones been closed for years i didnt think it was still there.
Its a shame i remember it when i was a kid, everyone used to call it Sues she died a few years ago.

Its in Leysdown by the old bus garage."

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Guest 01-Oct-2017 16:48
Janet
I remember St Ives when Sue and Alf ran it they were Ellen's mum and dad.
I worked on fish stall outside rose and crown at weekends this stall belonged to Alf.
I have just been back there today after 50yrs Ellen is still there, but there is nothing left
On site just the house. Ellen came out and spoke to me told me Allan was in a home
And she was trying to sell the place. I have so many memories of Leysdown all good
Guest 01-Oct-2017 16:33
Been down leysdown today with my sister she use to go down in the 60s and I use to go in early 70s we went to remernice and unbelievable we bumped into Ellen she still on site and in her 80s we still can't believe it it's been a funny old day to talk to her as use to do little jobs and get hubbly bubbly ? Good days when your 10 years old
Guest 23-Oct-2016 01:53
We used to go in there every evening. (My mum, dad, sister and myself). Lovely relaxing place. In 1978 I met my future husband playing darts. My soon to be father-in-law was there too. Many more years were spent there, with an extended family.Brenda
Guest 07-Aug-2016 12:12
Hello
My Nan & grandad had a chalet on st Ives, grandad used to play piano in the club house!
GUEST 30-Sep-2015 23:10
I used to go there all the time with my granddad, we had a caravan on there but moved to little groves once the caravan became to old. I loved ellen and alan they was always buying me and my sister presents. Does anyone know if they are both still there or did they sell up ? I know they closed the site and club
winnie 04-Oct-2014 14:38
Watched the1966 World Cup here sitting on the step of the bar. Took my 2 children now 35 & 31 yrs old to the children's bar. Took their photos & they still had the same gold stars on the wall.brilliant memories of the whole family holiday.
PAUL 23-Aug-2014 23:20
I remember playing darts in there on a Friday night with my Dad (who ran Nutts) and some of the lads from the Ives and Nutts site - Alan and Ellen behind the bar and young Eileen helping, 1983/84/85 - happy days....
Guest 28-May-2014 13:27
Fond memories of Sues from around 1964. The whole family used to go there every evening when we went on our summer holidays and my Uncle Len used to play drums while I would play on the penny and halfpenny amusement machines which were fixed along the back wall. I also remember we would go to lunch nearby in a place we called the pudding shop and I would have a hubble bubbly drink in a dimpled bottle
Guest 16-Jan-2012 16:40
I remember too...I had a chalet on the Southbank. But loved drinking in little Ives 1975. Great memories. My wonderful dad built a caravan in our back yard in Clapham s.w.4 We were on Bell Farm in minster...Still have family there now. A bungalow on 3ways Bell Farm Lane. Gloria
Diane and Larry 22-Nov-2009 10:24
Hi there, Sue was Ellens mum and was always in the club until she died. We had some really good sing songs, young and old and was the place to meet up for all us weekenders coming from London. The bar was a treasure trove of shells which lit up and the nodding bird used to fasinate my husband and myself as kids. One thing you could count on-the decor never changed, but it was a place where every body knew your name....cheers!D
melanie elphick 12-Feb-2009 23:39
Hi i remember this pub to but i didnt know any thing about a sue, Ellan and Alan own it and still do they closed the pub down when the smokeing ban came in about 3 years ago now
we all used to call the pub THE HOLE IN THE WALL !!! but it was called LITTLE IVES and it is in park ave in leysdown on st ives camp i know because i am there every day i work up that road !!!
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