The Wouldhave

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The Wouldhave
16 Mile End Road
South Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE33 1TA
Phone

0191 427 6014

Opening Times*

Mon - Thu: 8am to 12am

Fri - Sat: 8am to 1am

Sun: 8am to 12am

Facilities
Awarded a Food Hygiene Rating of 5
Broadcasts Live News
Cask Marque Accredited
Children Welcome
In Good Beer Guide
Seaside Location
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: 31 Jul 1998
Type: J D Wetherspoon
Pub History

This Wetherspoon pub is named after the 18th-century boat-builder William Wouldhave. He is also commemorated by the Wouldhave Memorial, at Pier Head, for his part in the invention of the self-righting lifeboat.

Controversy surrounds the origins of the South Shields' lifeboat. Opinion is divided over whether it was invented by William Wouldhave or Henry Greathead. Whatever the truth, the first-ever version, Original, was built in 1789. By 1824, a network of stations had sprung up and the National Institution for the Preservation of Life from Shipwreck (now the Royal National Lifeboat Institution - RNLI) had been formed.

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