1,000 UK pubs need to close, says agent

A further 1,000 UK pubs need to close within the next two years to reach a sustainable equilibrium of 47,000 pubs. That’s the view of commercial agent Christie + Co its its newly released Business Outlook publication. Although many pubs have closed, those that...

Pubs vital in planning policy, says BBPA

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) has said that pubs must be front of mind when it comes to increasing planning flexibility, which will in turn help boost town centres and high streets. It was responding to a government consultation on planning reform and...
St Peter’s Brewery names new head of sales

St Peter’s Brewery names new head of sales

St Peter’s Brewery’s new head of sales, Rob Breakwell (left), with managing director, John Hadingham   St Peter’s Brewery is looking to significantly grow its on-trade sales with the appointment of Rob Breakwell, who is well known in the industry,...

Ei Group sells 370 pubs to Tavern Propco

Ei Group — formerly Enterprise Inns — has sold 370 pubs to an investment fund, Tavern Propco Ltd, although the deal is subject to shareholder approval. The sale price is around £348m. Tavern Propco Ltd is a new company owned, through holding companies, by investment...

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