Jd Wetherspoon

Tim Martin: dozen new pubs opening in July

Wetherspoon to open 12 pubs in July

By The PMA Team

Pub operator JD Wetherspoon is opening 12 new pubs in July. It is investing more than £12.5m on the new outlets and creating 550 full and part-time...

JD Wetherspoon: hotel openings

JDW snaps up three hotels

By The PMA Team

Managed operator JD Wetherspoon is buying three hotels as part of its plan to open 50 pubs a year for the next five years. The company has...

Martin: Wetherspoon turnover passes 1bn

Martin: the billion-pound bar man

By The PMA Team

The PMA Team takes a looks at JD Wetherspoon's past and future as founder Tim Martin starts to ramp up openings again. As milestones go, it's...

JDW: According to an analyst it will grow its estate to 1,500 sites.

Analyst: Wetherspoon to double pub estate

By The PMA Team

JD Wetherspoon is on course to double the size of its pub estate and treble profits, according to City analyst Paul Hichman. The analyst, who works...

Wetherspoon: weather did hit trade

Cold snap hits JD Wetherspoon pub trade

By Ewan Turney

Like-for-like sales at JD Wetherspoon fell by 0.3% for the 12 weeks to 17 January as the cold weather took its toll. The managed operator recorded a...

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Wetherspoon re-opens Newport Walkabout

By The PMA Team

Managed operator JD Wetherspoon is re-opening the former Walkabout in Newport as a pub and hotel with 29 en-suite bedrooms today. The company has...

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Wetherspoon set for 39 pub openings

By The PMA Team

JD Wetherspoon is set to open 39 pubs by the end of its financial year in September - the highest number in years. It has already opened 33 and has...

Smith: BBN plans forging ahead

Oldham cancels six licence reviews

By John Harrington

Oldham has cancelled licence review hearings at six bars that it expects will "voluntarily" agree to new restrictions on trading. The council had...

Britvic refinance: good news for pubs

Britvic refinance: good news for pubs

By The PMA Team

A leading leisure analyst has described the news of Britvic's successful refinancing as positive news for pub groups and further evidence that banks...

JDW: ale festival is returning

JD Wetherspoon brings back ale festival

By MA Reporter

JD Wetherspoon is re-running its annual real-ale festival this month, billed as the biggest in the world. The managed operator has also revealed...

JDW customers voted for their favourite beer

Aussie beer voted best at JD Wetherspoon

By Ewan Turney

An Australian beer, not previously served in the UK, has been voted as the most popular at JD Wetherspoon's international beer festival. Barons Black...

JDW boss Tim Martin blames Government for cost increases

JDW: Government to blame for rising costs

By Ewan Turney

JD Wetherspoon has warned that fuel, energy, food and labour costs will see a "considerable increase" over the next year - and it blames the...

Wethering the storm

Wethering the storm

By Hamish Champ

It is fair to say that when a UK-wide ban on smoking in pubs was first mooted three years ago many observers expected JD Wetherspoon would be hit by...