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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