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Here is what we think is the only comprehensive record of pubs and beerhouses within the Coventry city boundaries going back as far as available records allow. This is an ongoing project so contributions, corrections or additions to this archive, especially anecdotes, photos and media are most welcome. Feel free to contact us for a pint and a chat anytime.

The Standard Hotel

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NAME STANDARD HOTEL
ADDRESS HOCKLEY LANE

THIS PREMISES HAS BEEN KNOWN BY DIFFERENT NAMES DURING ITS HISTORY

See all available records HERE

FROM TO KNOWN AS
1958 1983 STANDARD HOTEL
1983 2012 POACHERS RETREAT

The name must have come from the nearby Standard car factory.

In 1982 it was a 'local estate pub with a friendly atmosphere'. From 1983 it was the POACHERS RETREAT.

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