City Pub Company

Clive Watson: 'We think we have got the structure in place to go to 100 pubs'

City Pub Co to double size of estate to 100 pubs

By Michelle Perrett

City Pub Co has revealed it wants to double the size of its estate to 100 pubs focusing on a cluster strategy, Clive Watson, executive chairman has told The Morning Advertiser.

Vertical drinking: pub goers can order from and drink at the bar from Monday 19 July but some pub groups say they are keen to continue table service (image: Henrik Sorensen / Getty)

Pubs opt to continue 'relaxed' table service

By Emily Hawkins

Almost half of The Morning Advertiser’s (MA) readers have said they will continue with table service beyond next week and the relaxation of Covid-secure trading measures.

Pub goer resilience: 'I've looked at some of the figures thinking, ‘really?’ the weather was pretty cold – ‘where's that come from?’, Clive Watson says

'Change in emphasis' to boost City Pub Group expansion

By Stuart Stone

City Pub Group’s executive chairman, Clive Watson, explains that the operator’s definition of ‘high quality’ pub opportunities has changed slightly as the Group emerges from lockdown.

People moves: the latest news on people moves, jobs and training from across the pub sector

Jobs round-up

Marston’s CEO to step down, new City Pub Group director

By Stuart Stone

This week’s round-up includes news that Marston’s CEO Ralph Findlay is to leave his role after 20 years, City Pub Group has hired a former Walmart boss, and the founder of Seafood Pub Company is to lead a new Oakman division.

What's in the news 12 February?

The MA’s Review of the Week

‘Forget’ overseas tourists this summer

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's Ed Bedington speaks with City Pub Group chairman Clive Watson to reflect on some of the week's biggest headlines.