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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).

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!

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.

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)

Trading Update - 25 July 2018

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

Interim results - 16 May 2018

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

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

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

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)

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 - 24 November 2016

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

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)

AGM and trading update

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

Preliminary results - 26 November 2015

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

Trading Update - 22 July 2015

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

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)

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 Acquisition of Daniel Thwaites' beer division

Marston's Acquisition of Daniel Thwaites' beer division

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

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)

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

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