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Winston Churchill statue in Woodford Green adorned with Kronenbourg can

PUBLISHED: 12:20 05 September 2016 | UPDATED: 12:20 05 September 2016

The Winston Churchill statue in Woodford Green, with a can of kronenbourg 1664. Picture: Ken Mears

The Winston Churchill statue in Woodford Green, with a can of kronenbourg 1664. Picture: Ken Mears

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We all know Winston Churchill was fond of a tipple of whiskey but it now appears the former prime minster may also have been a fan of French lager.

This morning his statue in High Road, Woodford Green, was found with a can of Kronenbourg 1664 hanging off his hand.

Geoffrey Stimpson, chairman of the Woodford Green Amenity Group, said: “It’s frustrating and disrespectful for residents.

“In the past people have covered it with paint and given him a walking stick.”

Last October the Recorder reported how the Grade II listed statue was covered in orange and pink paint.

The wartime leader may have had a heavy one last night, as the other three Kronenbourg cans could not be found.


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