LONDON: Barkby Group PLC announced that Barkby Pub Co. Ltd has acquired the Freehold of The Coach and Horses, a 16th century village pub with 9 rooms in Chiselhampton, Oxfordshire.
Barkby will now undertake a comprehensive refurbishment of the pub with reopening scheduled for June 2022.
The acquisition is a further expansion of the Group’s portfolio of high-quality pubs with accommodation. Barkby Pubs’ portfolio now consists of eight premises with a total of 69 rooms.
Charles Dickson, Executive Chairman of Barkby Group Plc, commented: “The Coach and Horses’ location in the Oxfordshire countryside is highly complementary to our existing portfolio of premium pubs. The pub will offer customers a high-class drinking, dining and sleeping experience, and I very much welcome them into the Barkby Group.”
Barkby Group PLC is a diversified group of high growth, high quality businesses run by an entrepreneurial and experienced management team. The existing wholly owned businesses units within Barkby include: Barkby Real Estate, Barkby Pub Co. and Barkby Investments (comprising of Workshop Coffee, Centurian Automotive, Cambridge Sleep Sciences and a minority stake in Verso Biosense).
Barkby’s strategy is to accelerate and maximise opportunities within its existing businesses.