Elgin, Ladbroke Grove

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Elgin, Ladbroke Grove
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Elgin is located in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Elgin is located in Greater London
General information
Address96 Ladbroke Grove, London
Town or cityLondon
Coordinates51°30′58″N 0°12′32″W / 51.51611°N 0.20889°W / 51.51611; -0.20889Coordinates: 51°30′58″N 0°12′32″W / 51.51611°N 0.20889°W / 51.51611; -0.20889
Listed Building – Grade II
Official nameThe Elgin Public House
Designated26 July 1976
Reference no.1225123

The Elgin is a Grade II listed public house at 96 Ladbroke Grove, London.[1]

It is on the Campaign for Real Ale's National Inventory of Historic Pub Interiors.[2]

It was built in the mid-19th century, and the architect is not known.[1]

The Elgin was a mod venue in the 1960s and a punk rock one in the 1970s. [3] In May 1975 The 101ers were offered a weekly residency there which led to a nine-month stay.[4]

Notable regular patrons have included the serial killer John Christie and Joe Strummer of The Clash. [3]


  1. ^ a b Historic England. "The Elgin public house (1225123)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 3 April 2015.
  2. ^ Brandwood, Geoff (2013). Britain's best real heritage pubs. St. Albans: CAMRA. p. 75. ISBN 9781852493042.
  3. ^ a b "Joe Strummer's favourite Ladbroke Grove boozer". The Shady Old Lady. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  4. ^ Don J Whistance. "Early gigs". Retrieved 6 July 2015.