Newcastle Pub Company

Growing places: Multiples are the lifeblood of the industry

Six steps to becoming a multiple pub operator

By Phil Mellows

So you think you’ll make a good multiple operator? As Scottish & Newcastle Pub Company narrows down the common factors behind what works in its estate, Phil Mellows asks questions about acquiring that difficult second pub

The Boadicea: a fantastic business opportunity, according to Marc Della-Riva

Dalla-Riva seals pub deal

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

Chef Marc Dalla-Riva, who formerly worked under Gary Rhodes at Bibendum and Launceston Place, is making a move into the pub trade by taking a lease on a central London pub.

Big interview: Chris Moore, trading director of Scottish & Newcastle Pub Company

Realising the potential of pubs

By Phil Mellows

Whether it’s on the property or the operations side of the industry, Scottish & Newcastle Pub Company trading director Chris Moore has dedicated his career to unlocking the value in pubs. He can also pull a good pint, as he tells Phil Mellows.

Less is more: keep signage simple, says S&NPC

S&NPC issues pub signage guidance

By Gurjit Degun

Scottish & Newcastle Pub Company (S&NPC) has stressed the importance of keeping external pub signs simple, after it found that a lot of community pubs have too much information on signage.

Tchenguiz: set up Globe

Blue Star Pub Co pays down £14m

By The PMA Team

Blue Star Pub Company, the 400-strong freehold tenanted pub firm owned by Heineken, has paid down £14m of its original £180m purchase price in the...

S&NPC: new recruitment portal

S&NPC speeds up online recruitment

By Gurjit Degun

Scottish & Newcastle Pub Company has set up a new recruitment website to speed up the process and personalise it to individual applicants.

George Hotel: £2.5m rebuild

S&NPC invests £2.5m in Devon pub

By Gurjit Degun

Scottish & Newcastle Pub Company has spent £2.5m rebuilding a 15th century pub that was destroyed by a fire in 2008.

S&NPC: passed on management contracts

S&NPC ditches ex-Tchenguiz pubs

By The PMA Team

Scottish & Newcastle Pub Company has given up the management contract on 207 pubs, mostly located in Scotland.

Fresh start: the Cross Keys pub prior to the revamp

Sixth pub opened by Bespoke

By The PMA Team

Derby-based Bespoke Inns has opened its sixth pub. The company was set up little more than a year ago by former Marston's and Hardys & Hansons...

BBQ tips from S&NPC roadshow

S&NPC: blue-sky thinking

By Jo Bruce

Jo Bruce shares some of the top tips from S&NPC's five alfresco roadshows, which aimed to help lessees drive trade this summer.

BIIBAS: code accreditation for S&NPC

S&NPC gains BIIBAS accreditation

By Lesley Foottit

Scottish & Newcastle Pub Company (S&NPC) has become the latest pubco to have its updated code of practice for tenants fully accredited for clarity.

S&NPC: investment promised on pubs

S&NPC offers new leases on 15 pubs

By Ewan Turney

Scottish & Newcastle Pub Company (S&NPC) is offering new leases on 15 pubs set for over £1.7m worth of investment.

The Derby Arms in Widnes is available for £250,000

S&NPC puts 43 pubs on the market

By The PMA Team

Scottish & Newcastle Pub Company (S&NPC) is putting 43 pubs across England and Wales up for sale this week through Fleurets.

Pizza time: licensees could get an extra slice of profit

S&NPC offers up business boosting scheme

By Ewan Turney

Pub goers will now be able to order flowers, drop off their dry cleaning or order a take-away pizza while enjoying a pint, thanks to a new initiative...

S&NPC: disposing of pubs

S&NPC to dispose of 100 pubs

By Mark Stretton, M&C Report

Scottish & Newcastle Pub Company, the 2,000-strong tenanted and leased group owned by Heineken, is to market for sale up to 100 pubs this spring.