Popular Pub For United Fans Near Old Trafford Suffers Serious Fire Damage Overnight

The Samuel Platt’s pub on Trafford Wharf Road just around the corner from Manchester United FC Old Trafford ground suffered serious fire damage after a fire that took hold in the early hours of June 8.

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The pub was a popular one for Manchester United fans wanting a pre-match pint, it was also popular after a game.

It was an interesting building with an octagonal-shaped building sitting on a pedestal above the Manchester ship Canal with small walk ways, in the past close to where the pub is located was a train swing bridge in 1953.

GMFRS and GMP are holding an investigation on how the fire started.


Categories: Fire, Old Trafford

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