"The Golden Arrow Pub" & patio facing Southend Rd, at Beckenham Junction opened it's doors 7th of May 1968 in a brand new building it was part of a complex which also housed an auto dealership on Albemarle Rd, it has since expanded and the pub now "Neils". I was 16 and always got served either a Worthington E or Carling Black Label. The interior design was based on Victorian 'railway' having a couple of pillars modeled on station cover supports etc with maybe Tiffany style street lamps, it was usually a fog ! all very pseudo . I remember one summers evening David Bowie pulled up in an over loaded blue Fiat 500 and 5/6 of his mates all got out for a drink.
Hello, I was visiting the Golden Arrow in 1971-72. I was a German Au-pair-gir, living in London. Christopher Brown frequented the pub nearly daily then. He was a very tall, blond guy an an guitar player. I would be interested what happend to him. Does anybody know? Thanks.
Hi Maria sorry about the length of time replying. Would that be a German guy ? I was around Beckenham then and knew a lanky (tall) German electric guitar player looking for gigs. I'm not sure if his name was Chris,but he was defiantly German.
Hi Nigel, I just remebered another detail which might be helful for your own memory: Christ an his friends - John an Vaughan and others - were mostle standing in the corner next to the entrance door where the public phone was put up on the wall.