The latest statistics show that pubs in London are still closing at an alarming rate.
On average, two a week are having to call last orders for a final time.
Many are being turned into supermarkets and fast food chains - and campaigners say they need help.
Piers Hopkirk has been to three pubs which each have a very different story:
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Della Callagher died and 32 other diners became seriously ill after eating the poisonous yuletide meal.
The ex-Tory MP's rant was secretly recorded on the driver's phone and published in The Sun.
You dash to the platform, desperate to get home but find out you've got a few minutes to spare before the next Tube. What do you do?