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Marston’s gets gold standard

Marston’s and UKWSL pick up top prize at the Green Apple Environment Awards.


Prelimimary Results - 27 November 2019

Making good progress with our debt reduction plans. Trading on track for the initial weeks of the current year and we are well prepared for the Christmas and New Year period. (PDF 558 KB)


Directorate Change

Marston’s PLC announces that Catherine Glickman has notified the Board that she intends to stand down as a Non-executive Director with effect from the conclusion of the AGM on 24 January 2020. (PDF 262 KB)


Marston’s and Shipyard reach long term ‘trade agreement’ cementing a UK/US special relationship between businesses

Marston’s Beer Company has reached a long term ‘trade agreement’ with Portland, Maine based Shipyard Brewing Co. ahead of Brexit. The new multi-million pound agreement for 15 years follows a previous successful contract and extends the relationship between the two companies until 2034.


Marston’s Pledges to Remove ½ Million Plastic Bottles

Marston’s has announced it will be removing all single-use plastic water bottles and plastic cups from its Inns estate by end of 2019.

Marston’s Commit to Supporting the Care Leaver Covenant

Marston’s has announced its partnership with the Care Leaver Covenant to offer work experience, interview guidance and hospitality apprenticeships to all care leavers.

Disposals - 4 November 2019

Marston's has reached agreement for the disposal of 137 pubs for £44.9 million. (PDF 452 KB)

Year-end trading update - 15 October 2019

Our drinks businesses have performed well, achieving further growth against an exceptionally strong 2018. (PDF 158 KB)

World-Class Women - WeQual Award Win

Huge congratulations to Sharon Singh, Head of Operations – Family Pubs, for winning a prestigious WeQual Award.

Marston’s Shortlisted for the Investors in People Awards 2019

Marston’s has been shortlisted in the 2019 Investors in People Awards for the Best Apprenticeship Programme (over 500 people).

Celebrating World Beer Award success

Marston’s is celebrating success after winning awards for 61 Deep, Wainwright and Pedigree in the World Beer Awards country winners list.

Marston’s signs new sponsorship and supply deal with MCC as the Official Beer of Lord’s

Marston’s Beer Company has announced a renewal of their five-year sponsorship and supply partnership with Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the owners of Lord’s Cricket Ground.

Announcement of Board changes

Marston’s PLC is pleased to announce two non-executive appointments to the Board. Bridget Lea and Octavia Morley will join the Board as independent Non-executive Directors with effect from 1 September 2019 and 1 January 2020 respectively. (PDF 141 KB)

Trading update - 24 July 2019

Modest growth during the 42 weeks to date, continuing a long term positive like for like sales trend. (PDF 73 KB)

Long Live the Local

We’re supporting the nationwide campaign from Britain’s Beer Alliance to maintain the freeze on beer duty.

Supporting tourism

We’re supporting the government’s new Tourism Sector Deal and its commitment to 10,000 new apprenticeships in the hospitality sector.

Tapping into beer trends

Marston’s annual On and Off-Trade beer reports are now available, highlighting the latest trends in the ale and lager markets.

New 'Drinks Dispense Technician' Apprenticeship

Marston's Along With Innserve and the Brewing, Food & Beverage Industry Suppliers’ Association (BFBi) Announce Newly Approved 'Drinks Dispense Technician' Apprenticeship.

World class women

Four of our leaders have been shortlisted for this year’s WeQual Awards, recognising them as female executive members of the future.

Cream of the crop

Our Beer Company team took the top spot for ‘Customer Service Excellence’ at the Express & Star Business Awards grand finale last week.

Interim results - 15 May 2019

Continued growth across all segments of the business. Dividend maintained. (PDF 522 KB)

We’ve got the Midas touch!

Marston’s is celebrating a double win at the MIDAS (Menu Innovation and Development Awards) awards!

Top industry recognition

World Beer Awards wins for Hobgoblin IPA, 61 Deep and Old Empire

Best beer brand

Estrella Damm wins Best Beer Brand Award

Two blues, one gold

Wainwright is the Official Beer Partner for the 2019 Boat Race

Jobs with a smile

Marston’s supports Hospitality Works initiative

Our rising star of sustainability

Marston’s Waste & Recycling Coordinator, Jonathan Davies, has made it into edie’s ’30 under 30’ class of 2019.

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

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