Heroes Bar

Status: Closed
Address: 22-24 Park Lane, CR0 1JA (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
London borough: Croydon
Former name(s): Blue Orchid
Cafe Moonshine
Historical parish: Croydon
Dates open: 1962-c2004
Notes: Renamed as the "Blue Orchid" in 1989, and as "Heroes Bar" in 1997 (different parts of the same site). Replaced the "Greyhound Hotel" (19-21 High St, see separate entry under "Banana Joe's Bar") upon rebuilding in 1962. Later a gym, now closed.
Photo taken in November 2012
Sources: Open date: Croydon and Its Pubs
Close date: London Drinker U226
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