Pub Closures

Shutting the doors: the Brighton pub is closing for good on Thursday 26 September

Historic pub closing to make way for flats

By Nikkie Thatcher

A Brighton pub is set to close its doors this week (26 September) and flats will be built on the upper floors of the building, its owner Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has confirmed.

London and South East hit hardest by pub closures


London and South East hit hardest by pub closures

By M&C Report

Regional statistics released by Campaign for Real Ale indicate that London and the South East are hit hardest by pub closures - with an average of 10.2 closing a week. 

Vianet said the uncertainty with the statutory code was unwelcome

Vianet revenue up 1.4% but pubs code a threat

By James Wallin, M&C Report

James Dickson, chairman of beer-flow monitoring company Vianet, has said recent developments in the pubs code and increasing M&A activity in the sector could affect the company’s growth.

Pubs: tough times

Pub closure rate slows to 25 a week

By Graham Ridout

Pub closures have slowed to 25 a week — down from 40 at its peak — but it meant 13,000 jobs were lost last year.