The Flying Boat

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The Flying Boat
36-42 Spital Street
Dartford
Kent
DA1 2DT
Phone

01322 421970

Opening Times*

Mon - Sun: 8am to 11pm

Facilities
Broadcasts Live News
Children Welcome
Licensed Outside Area
TV Screens
Wifi
*Please note: actual opening hours are subject to change. For confirmation, please contact the pub.
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About this Pub
This pub opened on: 19 Jun 2009
Type: J D Wetherspoon
Pub History

This grade II listed building was Beadle's car showroom and offices for many years. John Clayton Beadle moved his horse-drawn-vehicle-making business to Spital Street in 1900. In 1910, he added the single-storey car showroom where you now stand. The workshops at the rear of the showroom included a roller-skating rink which doubled as a meeting venue, with Winston Churchill and AJ Balfour both addressing crowds here. The workshops were demolished in 1998, when the premises were converted into a public house. During the First and Second World War, production at Beadle's was geared to the war effort, including making floats for Sunderland flying boats - one of the most powerful and widely used flying boats in the Second World War.

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