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Midland

(formerly Dillon's Whistling Jig)

19 Wellington Road North, Heaton Norris
Stockport
SK4 1HJ

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
Wednesday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

Owner

Freehold

About the Pub

In 2016, Stockport Metro Borough Council had plans to demolish the pub to make way for a road scheme. CAMRA, Stockport Heritage Trust and the owner campaigned to save this 1833 pub which has many original features, including hand-made tiles. It was built in the reign of King William IV; Stockport has very few remaining buildings from this pre-Victorian period. The good news is that the road scheme has now been re-designed, the pub is safe and its heritage importance has been confirmed. The message on the sign on the outside of the pub declares 'A Warm and Friendly Welcome' and the Midland certainly lives up to its promise. This comfortable pub had the distinction of being the first to reintroduce real ale onto this part of the A6 corridor back in 2010. In mid-2013 it became a true free-house under the ownership of licensee, Mark Hayter. In years gone by the pub endured an unfortunate period when it was styled as Dillon’s Whistling Jig, a lightly themed Irish house. Happily that theme ran its course, and the licensee of the time, lovingly restored the pub to its previous glory. A very distinctive feature of this multi-roomed house, is the lovely brown art-nouveau style tiling, combined with a relaxed welcome in creating a warm friendly atmosphere. The beer range can often be enlarged at weekends. There is regular a live music session every other Friday night.

Regular Beers

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Black Sheep Best Bitter
  • Greene King IPA

Changing Beers

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Guest beers.

Source: National

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Midland, Stockport

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available

Facilities

  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Every other Friday night.

  • Smoking Smoking Area

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Midland

19 Wellington Road North, Heaton Norris
Stockport
SK4 1HJ

Sat Nav Reference

53.411693, -2.166420

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

191, 25, 192, 364

Nearby Station (< ½ mile)

Stockport

Directions

On A6, jct Railway Street

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