Catford - Gone to the Dogs

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A beautiful historic building at a much-loved and sadly missed Sarf London institution, Catford Dogs. The Twentieth Century Society tries to get it listed, to save it from destruction during the redevelopment of the building. Before a decision is made, it is burnt down in an arson attack. Hmmm...

More information:
The Twentieth Century Society's press release (earlier press release).
Guardian report February

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