Ilfracombe Southcombe Bingo And Social Club – High Street

This Club Is Closed Or Demolished
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  • Is this the old Southcombe Bingo And Social Club?

Date of closure: 20th September 2008

Address (for reference only):

Independent Club
High Street
Ilfracombe
EX34 9DF

lfracombe’s only bingo hall has closed. This is particularly sad, as the club was an independent, its owner having said to have been tearful at having to announce the closure to his regulars. Seaside towns are traditionally retirement spots, and Ilfracombe is no exception, and regrettably this club provided fun and a sense of community for many elderly residents who will be bereft of a meeting place. The harsh economic fact was that its owner could not meet the rise in rent levied by the premises’ owner. We do not know what has become of the club since, so if you have any information about the club’s present or past please contact us and let us know.

By Gareth Whieldon (August 2010)

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