Star Pubs & Bars

New look: Bristol's Langton Court to receive investment from Star Pubs & Bars

Star’s £500k investment will create 15 jobs

By Nicholas Robinson

Pubco Star Pubs & Bars is investing half-a-million pounds with a Bristol operator into the refurbishment of the Langton Court Hotel in St Anne’s this month, with a view to opening in May.

International Women's Day: Business leaders, in association with Plan B

International Women’s Day

The women who lead in the on-trade

By Nicholas Robinson

There are too few women at the top level in business across the world and the UK. While pubs and bars can't escape that fact either, here we tell the stories of nine women at the top in the on-trade.

Star turn: Lawson Mountstevens claims Star Pubs & Bars will invest in its tenanted and leased estate

Star Pubs & Bars to pump millions into T&L estate

By Nicholas Robinson

Heineken-owned Star Pubs & Bars is prepared to pump millions of pounds into its tenanted and leased estate this year, managing director Lawson Mountstevens has indicated.

High calibre: Heineken's £2.2m funding for the Gun is the largest amount it has spent on a single-site upgrade

Heineken invests record £2.2m in pub upgrade

By Stuart Stone

Heineken and the East London Pub Co have completed a £2.2m investment in the Gun in Spitalfields, London – the brewer’s largest ever investment in a single pub from its Star Pubs & Bars estate.

Pubs package: NewRiver has bought 76 sites from Heineken

76 Star Pubs & Bars sites sold to NewRiver

By James Wallin, MCA

NewRiver has confirmed to The Morning Advertiser's sister title MCA that it has acquired 76 sites from Star Pubs & Bars, taking its Hawthorn Leisure pub arm to over 700.

Something for everyone: licensee Dan Fisher hopes his ninth pub will appeal to town residents

Northants licensee takes on ninth pub

By Emily Hawkins

A licensee based in Northamptonshire has added a ninth pub to his growing estate, with the acquisition of a pub in Daventry.

Star treat: spa day for the hard-working female licensees

Female licensees receive Star treatment

By Emily Hawkins

Star Pubs & Bars treated some of its top female licensees to a spa day as a reward for their hard work in a historically male-dominated industry.

'Tried and tested formula': the acquisition of the Rose & Crown in Chorley, Lancashire, takes the total number of Blind Tiger Inns sites to 13

Blind Tiger Inns takes on 13th site

By Stuart Stone

North-west community pub operator Blind Tiger Inns has announced that it will take over the lease of the Rose & Crown in Chorley, Lancashire.

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.

Top operators: winners at the Star Pubs & Bars Awards 2017

Star Pubs & Bars Awards winners unveiled

By Claire Churchard

Manchester’s Imperial War Museum played host to this year’s Star Pubs & Bars Awards, which recognise the outstanding work of the pub company’s licensees.

'Call the cavalry': police sent to deal with 40-man fight

40-man brawl breaks out at Star pub

By Georgina Townshend

Staff at a Star Pubs & Bars site in Greater Manchester were forced to call the police when a fight broke out between 40 people who “refused to leave the pub”.

Remarkable Punch publicans: pubs have a 'rosy future'

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Outgoing Punch chief executive on the future for Punch pubs

By Claire Churchard

Following the news that Punch chief executive Duncan Garrood has decided to leave the business, after Patron completed its deal to buy the group's pubs, The Morning Advertiser gets the inside track on why he isn’t staying for the transition period...

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