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

The Locks Inn Geldeston, Norfolk

  The Locks Inn is an iconic pub situated on the Norfolk/Suffolk border, in a remote part of the Waveney Valley. The pub had been closed for two years when it came up for auction during the Covid-19 pandemic It was purchased on 4 November 2020 by The Locks Inn Community Pub Ltd, a group with…

The Ponthir House Inn, Ponthir, Gwent

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit last year publican Barrie Walden of The Ponthir House Inn in Ponthir, Newport, came to the aid of local residents by opening a pop-up village shop in the dining area of the pub offering a range of essentials including fresh fruit and vegetables.    Project Summary The Ponthir House Inn…

Fox & Hounds, Hunsdon, Hertfordshire

Bianca and James Rix have owned and run the Hertfordshire pub together since 2004. The Fox & Hounds is the only Michelin BIB Gourmand restaurant in Hertfordshire, the award that is acknowledged by the Michelin Guide of good quality and good value cooking. When the Covid-19 pandemic hit last year the couple opened an area…