Case Studies

We have worked with over 500 pubs since 2001 and have lots of experience, ideas and inspiration to share with you. Here you will find some case studies that feature a range of different initiatives. You will find that many operators may be happy to share their experiences with you if you wish to make direct contact. They are all immensely proud of the things they have achieved.

Latest Case Studies

Sitwell Arms, Morton, Derbyshire

Background: The Sitwell Arms is a long established pub in the ex-mining village of Morton in Derbyshire with a population of circa 1200.  There was a distinct lack of facilities in Morton so Paul and Russ approached the Parish Council and villagers to gauge support for a stand-alone shop in the pub car park.  Planning…

Oyster Inn, Butley, Suffolk

BACKGROUND                                                                                                                                                                                The Oyster Inn is situated in the small village of Butley, 7 miles from Woodbridge, Suffolk, and was the focal point for this rural community, having been licensed since 1617, until it sadly closed in 2012. The pub remained closed for almost 5 years until Judi and Andrew Newman took the brave step to…

Penruddocke Arms, Dinton, Nr. Salisbury

Dinton is a village, civil parish and former manor in Wiltshire, England, in the Nadder valley about 8 miles (13 km) west of Salisbury. The civil parish encompasses the small village of Baverstock, about 1 mile (1.6 km) east of Dinton village and the population was 696 in the 2011 census. The railway remains open as part of the London Waterloo to Exeter line; the nearest station is Tisbury…