Owners of Milford pub enjoy sales surge

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The owners of a Milford pub enjoyed a sales surge over the festive season, according to figures published by the company.

Burton-based Spirit Pub Company, which owns the Fayre & Square pub in Derby Road, Milford announced that in the 20 weeks to January 4, its sales were up across the business.

Spirit has 1,229 pubs nationwide, 777 of which are managed directly by the company and 452 of which are leased.

In the managed estate, sales were up 4.3 per cent compared to the same period 12 months ago and 2.2 per cent up among its leased pubs.

The firm said that sales over Christmas were particularly strong among its managed pubs, with sales over the two-week festive break up seven per cent.