High Street

The place to go: pubs are the most popular late-night venues for consumers

Pubs are most popular late-night venues

By Michelle Perrett

Pubs were the most popular late-night activity for adults of all ages, with just under a quarter (24.2%) of people spending the most money in pubs each month, new research from late-night operator Deltic has revealed.

Amber Taverns follows twin-track growth

Amber Taverns follows twin-track growth

By James Wallin, M&C Report

Amber Taverns managing director James Baer has told the Publican's Morning Advertiser's sister title M&C Report the company is building its high street portfolio.

Future High Streets Forum membership

Future High Streets Forum extended to pub sector

By Michelle Perrett

The national Future High Streets Forum is to be extended to include the pub sector with the appointment of Spirit chief executive Mike Tye and British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) chief executive Brigid Simmonds.


Will high-street revival pop up?

By Jonathan Smith

Let's hope licensing authorities embrace the Government’s spirit of flexibility in supporting new high-street businesses, says Jonathan Smith at Poppleston Allen.

BBPA: win share of £1m to boost towns

BBPA: win share of £1m to boost towns

By Gurjit Degun

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) has urged pubs to get involved with local businesses and join in with bidding to become one of 12 towns that could win a share of £1m.

No smokers on the street for Stony Stratford

Trade concerned over smoking bylaw scheme

By Adam Pescod

A Buckinghamshire town is attempting to be the first to ban smoking on its streets. The initiative in Stony Stratford, near Milton Keynes, is...

Pubs key to high-street revival

BBPA: pubs key to high-street revival

By John Harrington

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has outlined to Government the value of pubs to high streets, saying they create jobs, boost tourism and provide affordable hospitality.

Pubs: on the rise in high street?

Shops make way for cafés, pubs and restaurants

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

Just under a third of independent high street stores are now cafes, pubs, restaurants and takeaways rather than traditional retailers, according to a...

Portas: retail review

Pubs help with Queen of Shops review

By Michelle Perrett

Trade groups are sending submissions to the Mary Portas retail review in the hope of encouraging planners to consider pubs.

Saunders: there is a Fat Cat culture

Fat Cat: Creating a heritage brand

By Phil Mellows

Fat Cat founder Matt Saunders talks to Phil Mellows about how the brand has survived and the group's gastropub ventures.

Campbell: joining Orchid Group

Orchid appoints former Barracuda man

By Lesley Foottit

Managed operator Orchid Group has appointed David Campbell as head of operations for the free house division from September. Campbell has worked in...

Haslam: believes in quality

Evolution and the power of branding

By Steve Haslam

Steve Haslam talks about driving footfall through quality, service and style and explains why discounting isn't the answer.

JDW picks the bones

JDW picks the bones

JD Wetherspoon benefits from the high street end game, says The PMA Team JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has been, historically, unique in plumping for organic...

Ready for action

Ready for action

From a Southampton community local to a high street bar in Hull… they are all here. Last week we met our new line-up of category champions as we...



Paul Tallentyre Head of pub agency Davis Coffer Lyons The high-street licensed property market is suffering from stagnation. Lack of innovation in...



It's time the Government considered the real impact of its activities on the trade, says David Elliott Once again our industry is being pounded by...

Business Opinion

Business Opinion

By with The PMA Team

Marston's de-risks the high street As managed pub businesses go, Marston's Inns & Taverns is as varied as any in the sector. Its 550-pub sweep...