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Trading Update - 23 January 2019

Taverns and the Beer Company both delivered strong trading over the core festive period. (PDF 182 KB)


Marston’s partners with Engenie to roll out Rapid EV Chargers

Marston’s is the first pub chain to roll out rapid charging points for electric vehicles, with more than 200 sites joining the pollution-busting project


West Midlands Mayor visits Marston’s HQ

West Midlands Combined Authority Mayor Andy Street visited Marston’s HQ in Wolverhampton


Preliminary results - 21 Nov 2018

Record sales and underlying profits with revenue exceeding £1.1 billion for the first time (PDF 445 KB)


Preliminary results presentation - 21 Nov 2018

View the slides of the Preliminary Results presentation given 21st November 2018 (PDF 10.0 MB)

Year-end trading update - 10 October 2018

Record revenue and underlying profit before tax for the financial year (PDF 195 KB)

Marston’s wins apprenticeship award

Marston’s PLC is proud to announce it’s been named Macro Employer of the Year for the West Midlands at the prestigious National Apprenticeship Awards

Beer Town Film Festival wins ‘Best Event’ in national beer awards

Marston’s Brewery Beer Town Film Festival has won the ‘Best Event’ award at the 2018 Beer and Cider Marketing Awards in London.

Long Live the Local

Marston’s is supporting ‘Long Live the Local’ – a nationwide campaign from Britain’s Beer Alliance

Appointment of Chairman

Marston’s PLC is pleased to announce the appointment of William Rucker as Chairman with effect from 1 October 2018. (PDF 213 KB)

Moving Mountains B12 Burgers

Marston’s Pubs take the Moving Mountains meatless ‘bleeding’ British burger nationwide

Your go-to guide for drinks

Marston’s annual On and Off Trade reports have now been released.

Trading Update - 25 July 2018

Encouraging sales growth in both our pub and beer businesses (PDF 170 KB)

Marston’s secures distribution deal with leading American brewers - Founders

Marston’s has secured a new five year distribution deal with American craft brewers - Founders Brewing Co. The deal follows Marston’s £55 million acquisition of Charles Wells back in May 2017

Beer Town Film Festival celebrates UK filmmakers

Marston’s Brewery concluded its first ever Beer Town Film Festival with a finale event that celebrated filmmakers from all over the UK

DE14 in Morrisons

Our DE14 craft beers Flight Suit and End Point are now available in Morrisons stores across the country.

Interim results - 16 May 2018

Another period of good growth in revenue and underlying profit before tax (PDF 640 KB)

A new addition to our premium pubs

The White Hart – a recently acquired pub-restaurant – is now open for business in beautiful Godstone, Surrey.

Top of the TripAdvisor list

Banks’s Brewery is officially the number one attraction to visit in Wolverhampton, thanks to some great reviews and top ratings from visitors online

The art of ale

Listen to Head Brewer Jeff Drew’s recent interview on Solent Radio.

Nottingham Pitcher and Piano in top pub trio

Pitcher & Piano has been handpicked as one of the top three pubs in Nottingham by Three Best Rated.

Our new lodge is soaring

The latest addition to Marston’s accommodation offering - Raven’s Cliff lodge in Scotland - has opened its doors.

Marston’s voted Best Ale Supplier 2018

Publicans up and down the country have crowned Marston’s ‘best for beer’ in The Morning Advertiser’s Readers’ Choice Awards

Top marks for Marston’s in BRC Global Standards audits 2018

Marston’s breweries are committed to achieving and maintaining the highest standards and now we’ve received top grades from the British Retail Consortium (BRC)

Award win for Wainwright 2018

The redesign of Wainwright Golden Beer has been awarded a silver award from the prestigious Design Business Association (DBA)

Success at the MIDAS awards

Marston’s Rotisserie pub menu has won the ‘Best Neighbourhood Pub Menu’, beating off tough competition with our innovative offerings

Catch-up with CEO Ralph Findlay on BBC Radio 5 Live

Marston’s CEO Ralph Findlay was featured on BBC Radio 5 Live’s Boardroom Stories recently

Ringwood Brewery – a hidden gem

Marston’s Ringwood Brewery has been recognised by Visit England as one of the nation’s 'hidden gems'

Marston’s Brewery offers drinkers the chance to brew a beer

Marston’s Brewery offers drinkers the chance to brew a beer

AGM and Trading Update 2018

Record total retail sales in our pubs on Christmas Day (PDF 367 KB)

Preliminary results 2017 - Presentation

View the slides for the Preliminary Results presentation given on 30th November 2017 (PDF 3.0 MB)

Preliminary results - 30 November 2017

Strong revenue growth and higher earnings (PDF 479 KB)

Burton home brewer brews beer for Marston’s Race Day

A Burton home brewer has brewed a beer in collaboration with Marston’s Brewery to go on sale this Saturday at the Marston’s annual Race Day

Year-end trading update - 10 October 2017

Sales and profits are both ahead of last year (PDF 486 KB)

Directorate Change - 5 Sept 2017

By mutual agreement, Peter Dalzell will step down from his role as Managing Director of Inns and Taverns and from the Board, on the 29th September. (PDF 92 KB)

Trading Update - 26 July 2017

Our transformed pub estate continues to deliver positive like for like growth across all three divisions (PDF 47 KB)

Results of Placing - 18 May 2017

Marston’s is pleased to announce the successful completion of the placing (PDF 22 KB)

Interim results - 18 May 2017

Solid progress with both revenue and earnings growth. (PDF 576 KB)

Acquisition announcement - 18 May 2017

Acquisition of Charles Wells Brewing and Beer Business for £55 million (PDF 407 KB)

Placing announcement - 18 May 2017

Marston's announces a proposed placing of approximately 9.9% issued share capital (PDF 233 KB)

AGM Trading Update 2017

Good trading over the Christmas period with like-for-like sales growth for the fifth successive year (PDF 197 KB)

Preliminary results 2016 - Presentation

View the slides for the Preliminary Results presentation given on 24th November 2016 (PDF 3.0 MB)

Preliminary results - 24 November 2016

Profit growth in all trading segments. Local strategy and innovation creating growth in brewing. (PDF 523 KB)

Burton-brewed brands undergo radical image change

Marston's Burton-brewed range of beers has been given a striking new look in a departure from its traditional look in a bid to attract a new generation of drinkers dubbed as 'trailblazers'

Year-end trading update - 12 October 2016

Solid progress with underlying growth across all pub divisions and outstanding performance from our market-leading beer business (PDF 58 KB)

Trading Update - 27 July 2016

We’ve continued to maintain our market outperformance by focusing on great customer experiences and value in modern pubs and bars (PDF 295 KB)

Marston’s Premium Bottled Ale Report 2016

Premium Bottled Ale category adds 376,000 additional shoppers in 2015

Interim results - 18 May 2016

Strong trading performance with profit growth in all segments. (PDF 542 KB)

Interim results presentation - 18 May 2016

Presentation supporting our Interim Results (PDF 3.0 MB)

Marston’s Celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday with Special Guest Ale

Thousands of Britain’s pubs will be getting ready to celebrate the marvellous milestone that is the Queen’s 90th birthday this month

Revisionist Dark IPA Scoops Bronze at SIBA BeerX

SIBA BeerX, held at ICE Sheffield between the 16th and 19th March unveiled a range of winning beers

Marston’s St. George’s Day Festival

If you’ve ever been to the Marston’s St. George’s Day Festival, you’ll know it’s one not to be missed

Telegraph Outdoor Show is a Hit for Wainwright

Marston's new no.1 golden beer, Wainwright reached new heights at the 2016 Telegraph Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show held at the Excel

Meet the Brewers Revising Beer Styles

Revisionist opens up a whole new world for us brewers. It’s like being given the keys to the Brewery

Another Year for Help for Heroes Beer

Help for Heroes, the 4.2% ABV blonde ale created by Help for Heroes Veterans and brewed by Marston's has been launched again in 2016

AGM and trading update

Encouraging performance, including good trading over the Christmas and New Year period. (PDF 204 KB)

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the one hundred and twenty-eighth Annual General Meeting of Marston’s PLC will be held at Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club on Tuesday 26 January 2016 at 12 noon (PDF 249 KB)

Annual report 2015

View the Annual Report 2015 published on 18th December 2015

Jennings Brewery Explores More in 2016

Having just entered its fourth year, Jennings Brewery have launched their Explore More promotion once again with a whole host of new partners on board

Preliminary results 2015 - Presentation

View the slides for the Preliminary Results presentation given on 26th November 2015 (PDF 3.0 MB)

Preliminary results - 26 November 2015

Earnings growth across all business segments, with three-year transformation of pub portfolio now largely complete. (PDF 418 KB)

Hobgoblin Smashes Social Media

Hobgoblin has taken a starring role in some of the most classic and famous scary movie scenes to celebrate his tenth consecutive year as the Unofficial Beer of Halloween!

Year-end trading update - 14 October 2015

Good progress, with underlying growth in all business segments. (PDF 272 KB)

Banks’s Mild Hits the Airwaves

Bank's Mild was featured in a popular BBC Radio 4 weekly food and drink programme

More success for Marston's

Another fantastic result for Marston's who took home 7 medals at the International Beer Challenge 2015

Carnival Queen and Princess help open new Brickworks pub and restaurant

Dozens of people attended the official opening of The Brickworks, on Hyndburn Road in Accrington, which has created 50 full and part-time local jobs

Greenstone sparkles on opening

The Greenstone, a brand new pub and restaurant in Dereham, opened on May 18, creating 45 new jobs in the area

Mayor helps new pub hit the ground galloping

Mayor Howard Marriner and his wife helped to officially open The Morgan, a brand new pub and restaurant in Belvedere, creating 45 new jobs in the area

Old Buttercross opens with big spread

The Old Buttercross Oakham, a brand new pub and restaurant in Oakham, opened on May 18, creating 40 new jobs in the area

Dagenham Girl Pipers celebrate the new Pipe Major

The Pipe Major was opened by The Worshipful the Mayor of Barking and Dagenham, Councillor Simon Bremner, with Council Leader, Councillor Darren Rodwell, Councillor Tony Ramsay and the Dagenham Girl Pipers who performed for the staff, friends and family who had come along to support the opening

Getting green fingered for charity

A charitable partnership between Marston's PLC and Hannafin Construction Ltd has created a sensory garden for the local charity, St. Anthony's residential home

Increasing storage capacity to keep pace with growth

At the Burton brewery site, four new warehouses are being erected to increase storage capacity by 45%.

Trading Update - 22 July 2015

Profitable progress in line with our expectations (PDF 203 KB)

The Knot and Plough is officially open

Knot & Plough is ideally situated on the A518 by the Stafford County Showground, this brand new pub restaurant is the perfect place to come and enjoy anything from drinks with friends to family meals

Exciting times at the Oddfellows

The Mayor and Mayoress of Wolverhampton, Councillor Ian Brookfield and his wife Councillor Paula Brookfield officially reopened The Oddfellows revealing a new look and feel for the popular local pub

Help for Heroes bottle awaits ‘fastest female bottle’ World Record

Help for Heroes beer is flying off the shelves so fast at Tesco that one even ran the 2015 London Marathon, hoping to break a new Guinness World Record as ‘fastest female bottle’

Half year results - 14 May 2015

Revenue and earnings growth support increase in dividend (PDF 465 KB)

Half year results - Presentation 14 May 2015

Presentation supporting our Half Year Results (PDF 4.0 MB)

New World Pale Ale wins gold in SIBA’s national keg beer competition

Marston’s New World Pale Ale has won a gold medal in the Society of Independent Brewers Association (SIBA) National Keg Beer Competition 2015

Champion trophy ceremony for Marston's brewers

Brewers and cider makers from all over the world gathered at London’s Guildhall yesterday for the unveiling of the Championship winners in the International Brewing and Cider Awards 2015

By George Visitors dodge showers for an afternoon of fun

Over 700 visitors braved the April showers last Saturday to enjoy the Burton brewery’s annual St George’s Day Beer Festival and Family Fun Day

Pubs ready for Royal baby with Marston’s Celebration Pale Ale

Thousands of Britain’s pubs are ready to wet the Royal baby’s head this week, whether it’s a boy or a girl

Local school helps open new family pub and lodge

Children from St Kessog’s Primary school helped to cut the ribbon opening a brand new pub and restaurant in Balloch on March 30, creating 60 new jobs in the area

Marston’s Annual Bottled Ale Report 2015

The Marston’s Premium Bottled Ale (PBA) Report launched this week, reveals that six bottles of Premium Bottled Ale are consumed every second in the UK

Marston’s wins at the Beer Marketing Awards

Marston’s won two 'Pint Statues' at the inaugural Beer Marketing Awards held in London last night

Marston's Acquisition of Daniel Thwaites' beer division

Marston's Acquisition of Daniel Thwaites' beer division

A barrel of laughs to help the heroes

Marston’s Pubs are supporting Bell’s whisky to launch the Barrel of Laughs campaign, as part of a mission to raise a five-figure sum for Help for Heroes

John Sergeant steps off the boat for a beer at Marston's

Marston’s Brewery will feature on a TV programme about the UK’s canals featuring John Sergeant, the political journalist and broadcaster.

North East pubs always get their beer

Two Marston’s draymen have found fame in the national media after a photographer caught them digging their way out of heavy snow with their dray lorry

Marston’s scoops four awards at brewing Oscars

Marston’s has been award four prestigious awards at The International Brewing Awards 2015 held in Burton Upon Trent at the weekend

Marston’s Help for Heroes beer is launched on draught in pubs

The unique beer created by three injured veterans in partnership with Marston’s to raise funds for the Help for Heroes charity is now available throughout the Marston’s pub estate

Carvery returns to flagship brewery pub

The Albion on Shobnall Road in Burton Upon Trent has re-opened following a mini-facelift and the return of its once-famous carvery

Marston’s Pedigree has shelf-appeal

Marston’s Pedigree has refreshed its 500ml bottle label with a more contemporary design for 2015

AGM and Trading Statement 2015

Performance in the financial year to date has been encouraging, including good trading over the Christmas and New Year period. (PDF 182 KB)

Jennings brews up award-winning beers for 2014

All five of Jennings Brewery’s permanent beers have won prestigious awards and international acclaim during 2014

Preliminary results - Presentation

View the slides for the Preliminary Results presentation given on 27th November 2014 (PDF 3.0 MB)

Preliminary results - Summary video

Watch a Summary Video of the Preliminary Results

Preliminary results - Report

Solid progress, transformation on track, continued dividend growth. (PDF 426 KB)

Jimmy bowls into the brewery

England cricketer, James Anderson paid a visit to Marston’s Brewery in Burton Upon Trent yesterday to mark the start of a twelve-month long ambassadorial role with the brewer

Wounded heroes create new beer with Marston's to raise money for injured Servicemen

Wounded heroes create new beer with Marston’s to raise money for injured Servicemen

Year-end trading update

With sound progress this year, we're expecting to report underlying operating profit broadly in line with expectations. (PDF 257 KB)

Marston's franchisee crowned 'Young Franchisee of the Year 2014'

Marston's franchisee Aaron Stewart has been crowned 'Young Franchisee of the Year' at the bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year Awards 2014.

Jennings raises money for the Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team

Jennings raises money for the Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team- keeping us safe whilst we Explore More of the Lake District fells.

Marston's Inns and Taverns Get a Gong

Marston's Inns & Taverns received a coveted gong at The Caterer's 'Best Employers in Hospitality Awards' last night in London.

Marston's to build new Wolverhampton headquarters

Brewery giant Marston’s has revealed plans for a multi-million rebuild of its headquarters in Wolverhampton’s Chapel Ash.

Ringwood's drays wow the crowds at Beaulieu

Ringwood's drays wow the crowds at Beaulieu.

Marston's meets the International Beer Challenge - and wins

Marston's meets the International Beer Challenge - and wins Marston's has won a whole host of awards at the International Beer Challenge.

Jennings heads off on a new adventure

Jennings Brewery is all set to unveil a new look for its four core ales celebrating its Lake District heritage in a series of refreshed designs.

We're celebrating our "Highly Commended" status

We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded "Highly Commended" in the category of Best Pub Employer in the 2014 Publican Awards, which took place recently at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. More than 1,400 people attended the event, which was hosted by comedian John Bishop.

The Scratchcard Revolution is here

This month has seen us launch SMILE scratch cards! These are our new and exciting way of rewarding and recognising the hard work of our pub team members.

Marston's have been shortlisted in the Employee Benefits Awards

The Employee Benefits Awards 2014 are undoubtedly the most prestigious awards in the benefits industry and late last year our Resourcing and Marketing team

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