The Holmes Arms

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The Holmes Arms
Sushieraser (talk) 15:37, 14 September 2021 (UTC)
the Holmes Arms

Ruddlebank [16, 81]

the Connelley Building Roncoroni Place Dolbridge Street
Corp Boulevard Railway Station the Holmes Arms Suter Boulevard Police Department
Handley Towers the Rabjohns Hotel St. Emma's Church

Basic Info:

  • Pubs have no internal descriptions, apart from " abandoned pub."
  • Arms can be barricaded normally.

The bar of the Holmes Arms is fully stocked with ice-cold beer.



The Holmes Arms Public House is one of three pubs in the entire suburb of Ruddlebank.


Before the "Malton Incident", it was known to be a fine drinking establishment. It was founded in 1958 by Pierce Holmes, who later passed on ownership to his son, Lewis Holmes. A few years before the "Malton Incident", the pub suffered an arson attack from the gangs that ravaged Ruddlebank (see Ruddlebank's front page). The Holmes Arms was shut down for heavy renovation, before being reopened again in early 2004. The pub's new owners worked closely with the local Police Departments to the East to prevent any future crimes to the establishment. When the quarantine fell, the Holmes Arms was looted, but was and still is used as a survivor Safehouse.

On February 27th 2009, the Umbrella Corporation's own Whiskey Platoon met together at the Holmes Arms and decided to claim it as their operational headquarters. They also consider the pub to be their 'home away from home'. And at the very least, it's where passing survivors can usually find more than a few members of Whiskey relaxing after a hard day's work hunting zombies. Also a video was recovered from the backroom safe after Whiskey Platoon had effectively cleared it out... Since its recovery, it has been shown to new recruits and employees for training purposes.Outbreak

Barricade Policy

In accordance with the Ruddlebank Barricade Plan, the management requests that patrons assist in maintaining the barricades at Extremely Heavily Barricaded (EHB+) at all times. Entrance to The Holmes Arms is available via free-running lanes from the Holmes's Main Supply Route, otherwise known as the Corp Boulevard Railway Station, which is ideally maintained at Very Strongly Barricaded (VSB+2).

Current Status

October 8th, 2010: The surrounding area is slowly recuperating and rebuilding from the aftermath of Big Bash 3. Most of the nearby buildings are still ruined, but little by little, the suburb is coming back together. -- TheBardofOld 16:17, 8 October 2010 (BST)

April 30th, 2009: The area has suffered from two breakins over the past day. The first was put down but the second is still active. While there are only two zombies, they could cause some damage. Nemesis645 16:30, 30 April 2009 (BST)

February 27th, 2009: The Umbrella Corporation's, Whiskey Platoon has taken control of the building and claimed it as their new base of operations. Dark Blue Helmet 10:15, February 27, 2009 (BST)

Sign Post

Umbrella Corp. H.Q. Go South West
Handley Towers

Handley and Holmes Entry Point Go West
Corp Boulevard Railway Station