London’s oldest pubs so empty as everyone works from home they could be forced to close

London’s oldest Fleet Street pubs could face closure as more and more City workers shun office life and opt to work from home. Bosses of some of the iconic street’s ancient pubs say they are making as little as £60 at lunchtime.

Pre-pandemic, the pubs would have been packed with lawyers from the City and office workers. Several pubs remained shut after the lockdowns, including the Tipperary, London’s oldest Irish hostelry, built in 1667.

And workers travelling in to the office on certain days have made Thursdays evenings the new popular time to grab a pint. The pubs are desperate