Pub group Marston’s has sold 137 pubs to rival Admiral Taverns for £44.9 million as bosses attempt to pay down the business’s debts.
Pubs and breweries giant Marston’s is hoping to score down south with a successful Fifa World Cup run this summer after the Beast from the East took a £3million bite from its profits.
The chief executive of Marston’s has revealed it is on the lookout for more sites in the north and north-east as the brewing and pub giant announced record results that saw its revenue hit £1billion.
Brewing and pub giant Marston's has said it intends to continue its Scottish expansion drive, with a target of three or four new openings-a-year.
Plans to build a care home as part of a multimillion-pound redevelopment of an old mart site have been scrapped amid flooding fears.
Brewing and pub giant Marston’s is targeting the north and north-east as part of future expansion plans for Scotland.
Multimillion-pound plans have been tabled to build a pub and 70-bed hotel at the entrance to the north-east's largest town.