Shropshire

Regional focus on... the West Midlands

Property

Regional focus on... the West Midlands

By Liam Coleman

Our latest in depth look into the pub property market around the country takes us to Shropshire, Staffordshire, the West Midlands, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire.

The Pheasant was put up for sale in 2007

Landlord 'trapped' in his pub by ACV listing

By Helen Gilbert

A Shropshire landlord has voiced his despair at feeling “trapped in his pub after a tribunal upheld a council’s decision to list it as an asset of community value (ACV).

Joule's: 14th site

Joule's Brewery adds 14th pub to estate

By Gemma McKenna

Joule's Brewery has added a fourteenth pub to its estate, with the purchase of Punch pub the Duke of York in Lichfield, Staffordshire. The site was...

Charnwood has added fifth pub

Charnwood buys its fifth

By Gemma McKenna

The Shropshire-based Charnwood Pub Company has added a fifth pub to its estate. Acting on behalf of a national pubco, Christie+Co has sold the...

MyShout

MyShout

Has the standard pubco business model has reached its natural 'tipping point', asks Peter Linacre A good conversational game is attempting to spot a...

Pub hours U-turn

Pub hours U-turn

Councillors in Shropshire performed a dramatic U-turn in the licensing hours they granted as part of a pub's premises licence. The council blamed...

Local initiative

Field to fork - Local initiative

By Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor meets a Shropshire couple whose love of fresh local produce led them to set up their own online business. The simple frustration of not...

Core menu

Great Pub Chefs - Core menu

By Mark Taylor

At the Apple Tree in south Shropshire, a French-style plat du jour set menu is the order of the day. Mark Taylor reports. In a sleepy corner of south...