London Borough Of Hackney

Hop rocket science: London Fields head brewer Talfryn Provis-Evans will lead the line for the company’s special beers

£2.1m investment to relaunch London Fields Brewery

By Gary Lloyd

Hackney-based London Fields Brewery’s iconic home is geared up for reopening next month (9 August) and leading from the front will be a new Kaspar Schulz brewkit that will allow the business to make experimental beers.

Bridge over troubled water: the ALMR and BBPA have called for an alternative to the proposed levy

Proposed Hackney levy ‘blunt and indiscriminate’

By Liam Coleman

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has billed the late-night levy a “blunt and indiscriminate tax” in response to Hackney Council’s consultation on proposals to introduce the charge.

Two more pubs issued Article 4 Directions

Two more pubs issued Article 4 Directions

By Ellie Bothwell

The Chesham Arms in Hackney, east London, and The Wellington in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, are the latest pubs to be issued immediate Article 4 Directions, following long-standing campaigning from locals.

BrewDog secures Clapham and Brighton sites

BrewDog secures Clapham and Brighton sites

By John Harrington

BrewDog, the Scottish brewer and pub operator, has confirmed that it has secured its fourth site in London, in Clapham, and also its first on the south coast in Brighton.

Hackney Council special policy area

Hackney to consider licence refusal policy despite opposition

By Ellie Bothwell

A new policy meaning that new licence applications for pubs and bars in Hackney could be automatically refused, due to the “detrimental impact” on residents, may be introduced - despite the fact a consultation on the measure has been opposed by 85% of...