Marston's has sold more than 200 pubs for £90m

Marston's sells 202 pubs to NewRiver Retail

By John Harrington

Marston’s, the brewer and pub operator, has announced that it has disposed of 202 pubs for £90m to NewRiver Retail Limited, a specialist real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on the UK food and value retail sector.

Marston's reported strong growth in its Destination pubs

Marston's Destination and Premium pub sales rise

By John Harrington

Marston’s, the brewer and pub operator, has reported “strong” trading performance in its most recent trading period, with like-for-like sales in its Destination and Premium pubs up 6% in the 10 weeks to 20 July.

Marston's Pedigree celebrates its 60th birthday this year

Wishing Marston's Pedigree a Happy 60th Birthday

By Roger Protz

It’s good to be noticed. Some years ago, I described the fermenting halls at Marston’s — the famous Union Rooms — as “the cathedrals of brewing”. A short time after these pearls of wisdom appeared in print, I was touring the Union Rooms again with a party...

Sticky spot: Pete Brown has learnt the joy of hop rubbing

Grounds for hop-timism

By Pete Brown

I spent the other night sitting in a room above a pub, rubbing hops. This might seem like a strange thing to do. I mean, I like hops — most beer drinkers do — but isn’t rubbing them taking things a bit too far?

Marston's: new build success

Marston's sets new-build pace

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Marston's, the brewer and pub operator, is planning to maintain the pace of its new-build openings into 2013 after seeing a continued rise in takings...

Marston's: support from analyst

Analyst backs Marston's growth

By John Harrington, M&C Report

A leading sector analyst has said Marston's management was right to shift in 2009 from a dividend play to growth story.


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