Spring 2019 update

by RVT Future

  • 27 April 2019

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Read on for the latest news from RVT Future. RVT FUTURE SO FAR We’ve achieved a phenomenal amount since Austrian property developers Immovate bought the Royal Vauxhall Tavern in 2014. Though – as we have to remind the press! – the Tavern isn’t ‘saved’ as such, we have fought…

Bumper Spring 2018 update

by RVT Future

  • 16 April 2018


This campaign update coincides with the first anniversary of the fighting fund campaign, so we’re treating you to a bumper edition. We are committed to complete transparency so this a longish sort of update. TL;DR: the RVT is still on the market so not safe yet, the Community Benefit Society rules and registration have been…

Financial report November 2017

by Eyal Lavi

  • 23 November 2017

Below you’ll find info on the campaign’s finances from May-October 2017. We’ll normally report every three months, so apologies for the lateness of this update. All future financial reports on our website rvt.community. Right now, we’re busy working with Dave Boyle of The Community Shares Company, getting our ducks in a row so that we can…

Watch the recent campaign event

by Eyal Lavi

  • 18 September 2017

Missed last week’s RVT Future event? Just for you, we videoed it! Catch up on the committee updates and Q&A now, and find out what’s next in our plans to bring the Tavern into community ownership:

May update and campaign finance report

by Mr Vauxhall

  • 27 May 2017

RVT Stage

Thank you again for your support and for those of you that made a donation to RVT Future’s Fighting Fund via JustGiving. It is already making a huge difference to our work as we gear up for Britain’s biggest community pub buy-out – with your help, we’ve hired a project manager to accelerate our work, appointed…

Update: here’s what we’ve been doing

by Eyal Lavi

  • 20 March 2017


It’s been a few weeks since we hit our fighting fund target (the donations transferred to our account last week), so here’s a quick update on what we’ve been up to behind the scenes: We’re working with lawyers to finalise our legal structure. We’re instructing consultants who are working on our share offer documentation. We’ve…

Fighting target reached

by Eyal Lavi

  • 21 February 2017


THANK YOU. We have reached our Fighting Fund target of £30K – 12 days sooner than expected! We can now use that fighting fund to set up a Community Benefit Society, the vehicle we believe gives the best chance of securing community ownership of the RVT. The money you have donated so far will be…

Community ownership survey launched

by Eyal Lavi

  • 10 February 2017


  We want to make sure we’re listening to the whole LGBTQ+ community – which means anyone who might use a community-owned RVT. Answering just 20 questions will be invaluable in shaping our plans, identifying how many people would be interested in buying a share of the pub, and in volunteering to help us make…


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