House of Commons

‘Overwhelming support’ for hospitality sector in parliament debate

The hospitality sector has welcomed the cross-party support it has received for the creation of a Minister of Hospitality role after a debate was held yesterday in parliament. It was good news for the industry as MPs spoke out at the official debate held yesterday afternoon, voicing their concerns that the hospitality sector does not have adequate representation in government, despite all that it contributes to the economy and society. The petition for a Minister of Hospitality was started in October and spurred on in November when Robin Hutson launched…

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Johnny Walker Princess Street

Multi-million pound Johnnie Walker Princes Street development is revealed

Johnnie Walker Princes Street has revealed a first glimpse of the stunning new whisky visitor experience that will open in Edinburgh in the summer of 2021. The attraction, which spans eight storeys, will feature rooftop bars, private dining areas, modern sensory tasting rooms, personalised tour and tasting experiences, and live performance areas. The new visitor will include two rooftop bars. These are the 1820 bar, which is set to become a world-class cocktail bar and outdoor terrace with breath-taking views of the Edinburgh skyline, and the Explorers’ Bothy, which will…

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Buildings on Swan St, Manchester. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

New all-day venue in Manchester’s Northern Quarter to create “jobs and opportunities”

Albert’s Schloss co-founders plan new Northern Quarter venue Swan Street Firehouse The team behind Swan Street Firehouse also founded Trof, Deaf Institute and Gorilla The co-founders of Albert’s Schloss are planning to open a new Northern Quarter venue. A licence application has been submitted for Swan Street Firehouse, a new café, bar, restaurant and event space. It will be based inside an old MOT station on land being redeveloped by Capital & Centric and the Kamani Property Group. The team behind the venture includes Adelaide Winter and Joel Wilkinson, who…

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