Star Pubs & Bars

Lawson Mountstevens: managing director, Star Pubs & Bars

Big Interview: Star Pubs & Bars’ Lawson Mountstevens

By Claire Churchard

Completing the biggest pub acquisition deal in recent years is no mean feat, especially when it almost triples the size of your estate. Lawson Mountstevens, managing director of Star Pubs & Bars, explains what went on behind the scenes of this major...

Assurances made: Star Pubs & Bars launches welcome pack for its acquired 1,900 Punch pubs

Star seeks to assure Punch pub operators on key issues

By Georgina Townshend

Star Pubs & Bars' welcome pack has assured 1,900 licensees on a number of key issues, including rent and product prices, ahead of taking full operational responsibility following the acquisition of Punch A pubs on 5 March.

Exciting plans: BKJ Leisure hopes to transform the Hurt Arms into a top wedding venue

Derbyshire multiple operator takes on first leased pub

By Stuart Stone

BKJ Leisure will conduct a £1m revamp of its first leased pub, the Hurt Arms, Ambergate, Derbyshire, in partnership with Star Pubs & Bars with a view to creating a top-quality country inn and wedding venue.