Archive Longacre Tavern 16th January 2011 DJWadmin 0 Comments Longacre Tavern in 2004 Longacre Tavern in 2010 heavily boarded up. It closed in 2009 after the landord Mervyn Thomas retired. The Longacre Tavern in the last stages of conversion into a Dominos Pizza outlet. 15th January 2011. There has been a pub on this London Road site since the 1840s, though the present building is a classic example of late 1960s design.