01283 501999
Back to Latest News

Leading UK pub company Punch have invested over £1.2 million into pubs in the Scarborough and Whitby area since August 2015.

The Dolphin Hotel in the centre of Whitby and the Dickens Bar & Inn in Scarborough town represent £650,000 of investment in their local communities.

Dickens Bar and Inn (previously known as the Pickwick), in Scarborough, was one of Punch’s most recent investments. A huge £450,000 spend transformed the popular town centre pub. replacing and redecorating everything from floors, walls and ceilings alongside new lighting and fixtures and fittings.

These investments are part of Punch’s £45 million investment in their pubs throughout the UK. Punch have already spent nearly £800,000 this year alone in the Highlands and a further £1.2 million in Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire respectively. Punch plan to continue to invest throughout the UK in the next financial year.

Member of Parliament for Scarborough and Whitby, Mr Robert Goodwill said: “It’s really great to see that Punch have put so much time, effort and money into my constituency.

“I am incredibly grateful and with the amount of tourist attraction we receive, this will really help all business owners throughout the seaside towns. I have been lucky enough to re-open and visit a number of Punch pubs and I must say, the transformation has been phenomenal.”

Chief Executive Officer of Punch, Duncan Garrood commented: “Competition for customers in the leisure and hospitality industry has never been fiercer and pubs have to keep up in order to remain relevant. Our investment in our Pubs is designed to place them at the centre of their communities and give them every advantage against their competitors.

“I’m delighted we have had the opportunity to invest so heavily in the Scarborough and Whitby area and hope that our customers will reap the benefits.”

Related Articles

Posted: 2019/02/19

New name & new lease of life for The Claremont following £380k investment

The Claremont, formally known as the Rising Sun, in Bath opened its doors following a £380k investment by independent pub...

Read More

Posted: 2019/02/13

The Eagle re opens after £125k investment

The Eagle in Plymouth opened its doors following a £125k investment by pub owners, Punch. The new look Eagle has...

Read More

Posted: 2019/02/04

Punch launches #OurAwesomePeople rewards

Punch, the independent pub operator has launched a new recognition scheme #OurAwesomePeople.  The scheme is their way of celebrating successes...

Read More

Posted: 2019/01/30

Punch host mammoth Supplier Day

The supplier day was hosted in the industry leading Training Academy and invited guests included old and new suppliers who...

Read More

This site uses cookies.
By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more here.