The Chequers is a Victorian public house in Walthamstow, East London.


The pub was a frequent drinking place for The Krays and other members of The Firm. This was also the pub where The Great Train Robbery in 1963 was planned and was frequented by East End gangsters in the mid 1960s. Ronnie Kray allegedly returned here after the murder of George Cornell at The Blind Beggar pub in Whitechapel.

As of 2017 the pub only one surviving in Walthamstow High Street. Fortunately, it is still trading and now serves a wide range of ale and food. 


The Chequers public house in 1968.

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