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John Forrest leaving Premier Inn

John Forrest leaving Premier Inn

A Premier Inn spokesperson has confirmed that John Forrest, COO of Premier Inn and a key figure in its expansion and success, is leaving the business: “We can confirm that John Forrest is leaving the business this month to take up a senior role externally. “Simon Ewins who was previously the Operations Director for Whitbread […]

Rick Stein announces new restaurant in Sandbanks

Rick Stein announces new restaurant in Sandbanks

Rick Stein has announced plans to open a restaurant in Sandbanks, Dorset. With views overlooking the water, the restaurant will seat around 200 and is set to open in late autumn. The news comes as the next stage as part of the group’s business growth with recent openings in Winchester and also Porthleven and Fistral […]

Galvin Brothers search for further pub sites

Galvin Brothers search for further pub sites

Christie + Co, specialist property advisers, have been appointed by the Galvin Brothers to search for pubs sites to add to their already hugely successful restaurant portfolio. Galvin Restaurants is a family run collection of French restaurants founded in 2005 by Michelin-starred chef brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin. The idea behind establishing Galvin Pub Co […]