From LGBT Archive
Richmond upon Thames. It closed in April 2016 after its owner company, TCG, went in administration.
The Richmond Arms had been open for 30 years, and was known as the last gay bar in south West London. David Langstaff, the manager, said:
- "At one point there were three gay pubs in Richmond and now there won't be any. ... It's been such a special place for all of us – lots of people have met partners here."
- http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2016/04/02/londons-richmond-arms-to-close/ Joseph Patrick McCormick, "London gay pub the Richmond Arms to close", Pink News, 2 April 2016.
- http://www.richmondandtwickenhamtimes.co.uk/news/14402654.Richmond_LGBT_community_in_mourning_after_gay_bar_The_Richmond_Arms_announces_closure_after_30_years/ Ben Weich, "Richmond LGBT community in mourning as gay bar The Richmond Arms announces closure after 30 years", Richmond and Twickenham Times, 4 April 2016.