About Marston's PLC
Marston’s PLC is an independent pub retailing and brewing business operating a vertically integrated business model.
Our Head Office is based in Wolverhampton in the West Midlands and we currently employ more than 14,000 people across our pubs, breweries, head office and supply chain. We have a rich history dating back to the 1800s and our overall estate is valued at over £2 billion. We currently operate two trading divisions; Marston's Inns and Taverns and Marston's Beer Company.
Marston's Inns and Taverns
Marston's Inns and Taverns own and operate around 1,600 pubs situated throughout the UK, comprising a mix of managed houses, franchised, leased and tenanted pubs. We are market leaders in the development of new pub restaurants having built over 100 new outlets within the past 5 years. We've invested around £140m in our new build programme to date and plan to open an additional 20-25 sites each year. We are a truly national operator with pubs located in Scotland right the way down to the Isle of Wight! The sheer size and scale of our business means we have truly something to suit everyone; from high-volume, destination food pubs and thriving community locals through to busy town centre bars and cosy inns.
Marston's Beer Company
Marston's Beer Company are UK’s market leading brewer of premium cask and bottled ales. We have an unrivalled portfolio of popular beer brands, including Pedigree, Hobgoblin and Banks's, and produce over 60 permanent and guest ales from our five excellent regional breweries; these include the Banks's Brewery in Wolverhampton, Marston's Brewery in Burton upon Trent, Jennings Brewery in Cockermouth, Wychwood Brewery in Witney and Ringwood Brewery in Hampshire.
This division also comprises a national distribution network operating from 12 locations across the UK. We supply a variety of different retailers ranging from Marston's own pubs to a vast array of national and international free trade accounts and pubs operated by our competitors such as Punch Taverns, Enterprise Inns and J D Wetherspoons. Our beers are also available to purchase in many shops and supermarkets as well as in our own brewery shops in Wolverhampton and Burton.