The owner of the highly acclaimed The Rose in Vauxhall has acquired a second pub close to St. Pauls Cathedral, in Blackfriars Lane. Tony Hibberd obtained a new lease on the former Evangelist site direct from the landlord, a private property company for a term of 15 years held at a passing rent of £115,000 pax. The property which benefits from a 2.30am licence extends to approximately 6,500 sq ft. The landlord was represented by Shelley Sandzer.