Tag: pubs

Freeze in Alcohol Duties expected to Boost Pubs and Distilleries

Posted on 22 March, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

While many sectors have begun to feel the beneficial impact of the gradually improving economy, pubs, breweries and distilleries around the country are still struggling. It is hoped that the measures taken in the budget will stem the flood of pub... Read More

Celebrities join Battle to Save Historic East End Pub

Posted on 3 March, 2014 by Neil Bird under Top Properties

Celebrities including Kate Moss, Peaches Geldof and Georgia May Jagger are giving their support to a campaign to save a historic London pub facing closure due to a residential property development. The George Tavern in Stepney has a history spanning... Read More

Sale of Distressed Dublin Pubs Shows No Sign of Easing

Posted on 12 February, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Sales and Lets, Worldwide Property News

The Towers — claimed to be one of the busiest public houses in Ireland — has become the latest in a string of Dublin licensed premises to be placed on the market by receivers. CBRE has confirmed it is looking for offers in excess of €1.2m (£999,000)... Read More

Historic Chelsea Pub to Reopen Following Sale

Posted on 19 January, 2014 by Jodee Redmond under Commercial Sales and Lets

Two years after it was boarded up and squatters took over, an historic Chelsea pub is about to reopen. The Cross keys, which opened in 1708, is located between King's Road and Cheyne Walk and served its last pint in 2012. Notable former patrons include... Read More

Landmark Newcastle Pub for sale for £6.6m

Posted on 18 January, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Sales and Lets

One of Newcastle’s most iconic properties — built to symbolise the regeneration of the city’s Quayside — is on the market with a £6.6m price tag. The glass-fronted Pitcher and Piano pub and restaurant, originally commissioned in 1995 by the... Read More

Government Extends High Street Forum to Pubs Hairdressers and Restaurants

Posted on 19 December, 2013 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News

Publicans, hairdressers and restaurateurs — whose businesses have long been backbone of town centres — have been invited to join the Government’s town centre think tank. Local Government minister Brandon Lewis says enlarging the Future High... Read More

Marston’s to offload more than 200 Pubs to Property Investor

Posted on 1 December, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Sales and Lets

Pub operator and independent brewer Marston’s is to sell more than 200 pubs to property investor NewRiver Retail in a deal reportedly worth £90 million. Although no details have as yet been revealed regarding the future use of the 202 properties, it... Read More

More Pub Openings in the Pipeline after Record Year for JD Wetherspoon

Posted on 16 September, 2013 by Neil Bird under Business News

Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has posted record profits in the 52 weeks up to July, and has plans to open more outlets. But chairman Tim Martin insists the slow economic recovery gives little cause for celebration. Wetherspoon’s says overall sales grew by... Read More

Greene King Toasts a Fine Summer for Pubs

Posted on 8 September, 2013 by MOVEHUT under Business News

Pub company and brewer Greene King reported an increase in sales of 4.6 per cent in the 18 weeks to September 1, and showed growth of 5.6 per cent in the last 10, boosted by the summer sunshine. Rooney Anand, Greene King’s chief executive said: "This... Read More

Pub Companies Enjoy their Moment in the Sun

Posted on 31 July, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

The pub industry has suffered in recent years, with the number of daily closures of both independent and chain bars outstripping even high street casualties. In fact, the problem has become so severe that groups such as the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA)... Read More