Amid trade body announcements over pub and brewery closures, the past week has seen East Anglia-based operator Chestnut acquire a 13th site, while a Great British Pub Award winner has announced the long-awaited completion of an 18-month refurb.
Nearly half of the population has seen a pub, bar or restaurant close permenantly in their local area during the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, while Cheshire Pub Co and Honesty Group added new sites to their stables.
Whiting & Hammond's managing director has acquired three of the operators sites from administrators, BrewDog has provided an update on 20 new sites worldwide and Truman's Brewery has unveiled plans to open what it claims will be the UK's...
Some 69% of hospitality and leisure operators are having to weigh up insolvency or a restructure with current rent levels remaining unaffordable for the vast majority of companies, new research has found.
Heineken's pub arm pledged more than £600,000 to reopening a Dundee pub which has been closed for the last four years while Oxfordshire-based Hook Norton Brewery has put wheels in motion at a 17th century coaching inn.
Hospitality groups Out Of the Woods and East Coast Concepts have both found buyers after being placed in administration while north west pub operator Red Fox & Peacock is poised to open its first freehold site following a seven-figure investment.