Premier Inn contract winNovember 2017

Premier Inn owner Whitbread has awarded Medlock a new contract to extend the Premier Inn hotel in Hanley with 44 new generation bedrooms. Situated in the heart of Stoke-on Trent, the 37-week project will see a four-storey timber frame extension to the existing 96 rooms.

The Old Rathbone opens its doorsNovember 2017

A new venture ‘ the Old Rathbone’ has launched in the Wirral village of Frankby, Formerly called the Farmers Arms, significant investment has been made into this charming destination pub with a full refurbishment throughout and the creation of a spacious new outdoor terrace.

Curtain comes down at The Picture HouseNovember 2017

The first cinema ever to open in the university city of Oxford has been given a careful restoration by Medlock. The 6-week programme involved the installation of new steppings to the two auditoria, the conversion of a projection room into a new lounge snug and the refurbishment of the public areas.

Historic building re-opensNovember 2017

Medlock has completed the spectacular makeover of the Grade II listed Allerton Hall on the outskirts of Liverpool. The historic, three-storey Palladian-style building, which dates to 1736, has been sensitively restored and converted into the popular Farmhouse Inn brand of family-friendly pub restaurant.

A taste of Ibiza coming to ManchesterNovember 2017

Medlock has been awarded the contract to deliver the latest concept by MAD Group, famous for some of Manchester’s most well-known bars such as Hula, Walrus and Tusk. Following a 10-week fit-out, the Ibiza-style bar will be opening in Manchester’s top leisure destination The Printworks. With a capacity of 800 people, Lazy Lizard will be a premium destination offering something new to the city's late-night scene.

Major investments from Greene KingNovember 2017

Medlock has recently completed a series of refurbishments for leading pub operator and brewer, Greene King. A total of five former Fayre & Square pub restaurants have been given a fresh-look, each within a tight timescale of less than three weeks. The Waterside in Warrington, the Caldecott Arms in Milton Keynes and the Broadway in Short Heath have all been rebranded, while two venues in Rotherham, the Sir Jack and the Marquis have also benefitted from major investments.

Medlock tee-off in NewcastleOctober 2017

Following the successful completion of Mr Mulligans Lost World of Golf in Cheltenham, Medlock has started on site to deliver the latest themed-golf destination, this time in Newcastle. The venue will offer customers the chance to test their skill on the course, along with a 200-cover restaurant.

Best in show at Manchester Dogs HomeOctober 2017

After a timescale of just 20 weeks, Medlock has completed the brand new adoption centre at Manchester Dogs Home, marking the final phase of development for the home following severe fire damage in 2014. The all-new facility not only offers a great design but 32 spacious temperature controlled kennels, a large central atrium, office accommodation and reception area.

New look for The Old SwanneOctober 2017

Medlock has completed the contract to refurbish The Old Swanne Inn in the Cotswold market town of Evesham, for much-loved pub chain J D Wetherspoon. The 5-week project has seen the popular town centre pub undergo a modernisation both internally and externally.

Hole in one in Cheltenham!October 2017

Medlock has completed the fit-out of a 25,000 sq ft shell unit at Cheltenham's Brewery Quarters leisure and retail centre. Mr Mulligans Lost World of Golf promises plenty of laughs and thrills for those hoping to get a hole in one as they take on the challenge of the 36-hole course. The venue showcases the latest generation model with three branded zones, underwater, temple and jungle, along with 'The Club', a new 140-cover restaurant and bar.

Number 20!October 2017

The latest Farmhouse Inn at Ellesmere Port will be the 20th new-build Medlock has completed for national brewer and pub operator, Greene King. The family-friendly pub/restaurant will be constructed and fit-out in a timescale of just 25 weeks at Rossfield Park, a residential development near to Ellesmere Port.

Miller & Carter at the doubleOctober 2017

Following recently competed fit-out projects in Bedford and Chester, Medlock has been awarded its first-ever new-build Miller & Carter, the premium steakhouse concept from Mitchells & Butlers. Located in the leafy Tyneside suburb of Gosforth, the project will be on site for 22 weeks and follows the award of another shell fit-out which has just started at the £30m Bell Court retail and leisure development in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Medlock complete local projectOctober 2017

Medlock has completed a contract to refurbish The Junction Inn in Royton as part of Samuel Smiths continued investment programme. In a timescale of just four weeks, the public house has been given a makeover both internally and externally with the addition of a feature fireplace and a new bar.

Hurdles crossed at AintreeOctober 2017

Medlock has completed the fit-out work to the Equestrian Centre at Aintree Racecourse, home of the Grand National. The brand new cafeteria and lounge offers spectator views across the centre through large full-height windows overlooking the arena below. Medlock completed all works involved to a strict timescale of just 4 weeks.

Farmhouse Inn rebrand continues at paceSeptember 2017

The Medlock team has won two new projects to convert and fit-out Greene King pub/restaurants. Allerton Hall in Liverpool and The Wheatsheaf in Woolsington, near Newcastle-upon-Tyne, will be re-branded into the latest family-friendly Farmhouse Inn concept. Both projects will be completed within a 10-week timescale.

Another Premier ‘win’ for MedlockSeptember 2017

Medlock has been awarded a new contract to extend the Premier Inn, Stockport South with a total of 24 new bedrooms being bolted on to the existing hotel. The 26-week project will also include alterations to the existing reception area and lobby.

Repeat order at Hickory’s SmokehouseSeptember 2017

Following the successful rebuild of Hickory's at Wall Heath, Medlock has started a second Hickory's smokehouse restaurant, this time in Southport. The 16 week project involves building a new extension to an existing pub shell and the full implementation of the Hickory's template of Deep South American style.

Medlock enrol at The Shrewsbury ClubSeptember 2017

A major investment is being made into the facilities at one of the UK's foremost tennis and fitness clubs. Over a 14 week period, Medlock will carry out significant refurbishments to various parts of the club including upgrades of the swimming pool, spa, changing rooms, gym, reception and the Hub cafe bar. The works will be phased to allow the club to remain open for its 2800 members.

Medlock feature in cameo role for new cinema clientSeptember 2017

Originally built in 1913, the Phoenix Picturehouse, Oxford was the first cinema in the Picturehouse group of 21 cinemas before being acquired by Cineworld in 2012. Medlock has been appointed to breathe new life into this grand old building over a 6 week contract period.

It’s a wrap at cinema refurb…September 2017

A major investment and re-branding exercise at Reel Cinema, Burnley has been completed by Medlock. A total of 9 luxurious screens have been upgraded including the Premiere Lounge for private screenings and parties. More photographs and details can be seen under the recent projects section.

Revamp of student bar at Staffs UniversityAugust 2017

The Ember Lounge has been given a sparkling makeover in time for the new term at Staffordshire University. Medlock were on site for 5 weeks making changes to the bar and lounge area which will provide a comfortable environment for students to relax, unwind and enjoy university life.

Excellent Progress with Premier InnAugust 2017

With 3 new-build Premier Inn hotels currently on site, we are making steady progress and on track to hand over by the beginning of 2018. With the shells nearing completion, the teams are ready to start the internal fit-out and external landscaping. With a total of 231 bedrooms and two integrated Brewers Fayre pubs, the new Premier Inns are coming to Ulverston, Bridlington and Rhyl.

Hickory’s… Phoenix from the flamesAugust 2017

The task of rebuilding the Hickory's Smokehouse in Wall Heath has been completed from start to finish in 26 weeks. The original venue had to be demolished due to a fire but the all new steel-framed, thatched roofed American barbeque restaurant is now open again complete with cinema room, sports bar and outdoor ping-pong. See more in recent projects.

Iconic Lake District hotel upgradedAugust 2017

One of the first hotels ever built in the Lake District has undergone substantial investment. Medlock's team were on hand to add a touch of luxury to bedrooms at The Hydro Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere, an elegant Victorian hotel with views over Lake Windermere.

Medlock win big joinery fit-out at Circle SquareAugust 2017

Medlock has won another fit-out package at Select Property Group's student accommodation development at Circle Square in Manchester. Following previous projects at Newcastle, Glasgow, Southampton and Exeter the work involves the manufacture of high-quality bespoke joinery to the communal hub areas of the upmarket VITA student brand.

Medlock head for an ‘Adventure’ in CheltenhamAugust 2017

Medlock have been awarded a contract to fit-out a 20,000 sq ft space at Cheltenham's Brewery Quarter. 'Mr Mulligan's Lost World Golf' is a fun-filled leisure attraction for people of all ages with a 200 cover restaurant and bar. More news and photos to follow.

Medlock jump to it at Equestrian CentreAugust 2017

Medlock has started a landmark project to improve staff and spectator facilities to the Equestrian Centre at Aintree Racecourse, home of the Grand National. This is the first project for our client, The Jockey Club, so no doubt there will be a few hurdles to cross over the next few weeks.

Big investment at the Society RoomsAugust 2017

A tricky project to extend the popular JD Wetherspoon pub in Stalybridge has been finished on time. Three adjacent shop units were demolished to make way for the extra trading space and a plush new garden area at the rear. A new kitchen and refurbishment of the pub were also carried out in the 16 week programme.

Medlock win ‘Quay’ projects for Greene KingJuly 2017

Medlock has secured more projects from Greene King as they continue to invest in their portfolio of properties. On the waterfront at Salford Quays, The Matchstick Man is having an upgrade, whilst The Twelfth Man at Greasby on the Wirral, will also benefit from the implementation of the latest Hungry Horse design.

The Moor Top pub & kitchen opens to rave reviewsJuly 2017

Nestled in the heart of Heaton Moor village, The Moor Top has been completely re-invented as a modern-day urban dining and drinking venue. The new pub & kitchen is proving a massive hit with the local community after a 6 week close for refurbishment.

Spectacular new facilities open at Formby HallJuly 2017

A huge investment by the owners of Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa has seen the unveiling of luxurious new facilities at the 4-star destination near Southport. In three phases, Medlock created 14 opulent loft bedrooms, re-modelled The Fairway Grill bar and restaurant and refurbished the swimming pool area complete with Himalayan salt sauna and steam room. More details on the project are in the recent projects section.

All ready for summer at Butlins!June 2017

Medlock has successfully handed-over 193 seaside apartments at the popular Butlins holiday resort in Skegness, just in time for the holiday season. The spacious New England-style accommodation features a choice of bedroom options with a colourful and eye-catching open-plan kitchen, dining and lounge areas, all finished to the high quality demanded by our client.

Medlock fly to completion at Wingfield FarmJune 2017

After 26 weeks on site Medlock have successfully handed over the latest Farmhouse Inn, Wingfield Farm, situated close to the Humber Bridge near Hull. The family-friendly pub/restaurant, operated by leisure giant Greene King, caters for 340 people both internally and on the garden patio areas to the front and rear of the building. A case study can be viewed under ‘recent projects’

And they’re off at The Horse & Jockey!June 2017

Medlock has begun the refurbishment of Chorlton's Horse & Jockey pub for independent family brewer, Joseph Holt. The pub, located in a 500-year-old building, will undergo a sensitive refurbishment over two phases to take advantage of its excellent location, in the heart of Chorlton Green.

Another Farmhouse win for MedlockJune 2017

Medlock has started on site with the latest family-friendly concept on the outskirts of Nottingham. As part of Greene King's continued expansion, 'Holly Tree Farm' will be constructed and fully fitted out on a new mixed-use development site in Bilborough.

Excellent Progress at Manchester Dogs’ HomeMay 2017

With only ten weeks until completion, excellent progress is being made at Manchester Dogs' Home in Harpurhey. The new Adoption Centre, designed by Dickinson Waugh Architecture, will provide a top-class facility for canines and humans alike when it finishes in August.

Medlock move into the White HouseMay 2017

Medlock has been awarded the contract to refurbish The White House public house on the outskirts of Oldham. Situated next to the Oldham Edge woodland park, the venue is popular with the local community and a rambler's retreat. Medlock will be carrying out an extensive internal refurbishment over a 5-week contract period.

Significant investment at The Society RoomsMay 2017

A major extension and re-modelling of a landmark venue in Stalybridge is underway. Formerly a row of shops owned by the Co-operative Society, the 'Society Rooms' will be extended further into a vacant retail unit next door. The existing part of the JD Wetherspoon pub will be given a brand-new look.

Medlock check-out of City Centre hotelMay 2017

Medlock have successfully delivered the fast-paced refurbishment of Manchester's Arora Hotel. The works included the remodeling and fit-out of the existing main entrance, reception area, cafe bar and the existing lift cars. The project was delivered within a tight deadline of just six weeks, all within a live hotel.

New Miller & Carter steakhouse in BedfordApril 2017

Following the successful project for Mitchells & Butlers in Chester last September, Medlock has started a project to fit-out a developers shell at the multi-million pound Riverside North development in Bedford. Situated on the banks of the Great Ouse, the new steakhouse concept will take 11 weeks to complete.

Showtime! Medlock win starring role in BurnleyApril 2017

Medlock has won a first cinema fit-out project for a leading independent operator REEL Cinemas. The complete internal refurbishment will be carried out in three phases over a 16 week contract period while some screens remain in operation. The project will be completed in mid-August.

Re-launch at The Boat HouseApril 2017

A food-led pub popular with day trippers, wildlife spotters and bird watchers has re-opened after a complete modernisation. The Boat House is located in the village of Parkgate facing the Dee estuary nature reserve with views over to the North Wales coast. More details and photos can be found in the recent projects section.

Two months to go at Wingfield FarmMarch 2017

The latest Farmhouse Inn from Greene King is nearing completion at Hessle near Hull. The internal fit-out of the 220 cover, family-friendly Wingfield Farm is progressing well and will be finished in 8 weeks.

Medlock head to the coast for Premier InnMarch 2017

Following the recent award of the Premier Inn in Ulverston, Medlock has been awarded two new contracts to build Premier Inns at popular seaside resorts. In North Wales 70 bedrooms will be built in Rhyl, whilst 82 bedrooms will be constructed in the North Yorkshire town of Bridlington. Both projects will be completed early next year.

First phase of holiday apartments completed at ButlinsMarch 2017

The Winter programme of refurbishment work is progressing well at the iconic Butlins holiday resort at Skegness. The first 100 of the 193 family apartments have been handed-over, the rest will be completed in May.

Medlock moor up at The Boat HouseMarch 2017

A project to revamp a renowned food-led pub next to the Dee Estuary has commenced in the picturesque village of Parkgate on the Wirral. This is a sizable investment by Hydes Brewery into a recently acquired property. The Boat House will re-open in time for the Easter holidays.

All Bar One opens in ChesterMarch 2017

Following the recent completion of the Miller & Carter steakhouse concept near the racecourse, Medlock has converted a former restaurant into the upmarket All Bar One brand for national operators Mitchells and Butlers. This is the third All Bar One in less than a year, after similar projects in Harrogate and intu Trafford Centre.

A taste of the Big Apple opens in LeedsMarch 2017

Start spreading the news... Manahatta brings a taste of uptown New York City to Greek Street following a nine-week fit-out of a 6,000 sq ft bar and restaurant. Downtown chic is back!

All Bar One arrives in HarrogateFebruary 2017

A stylish and sophisticated new All Bar One has opened in the North Yorkshire spa town of Harrogate. Located on Parliament Street, the project to create the new bar and eatery took 10 weeks to complete

Medlock book in at Formby Hall Golf and Spa resortFebruary 2017

One of the North's most luxurious golf and spa resorts will undergo substantial enhancements over the next few months. Medlock will be making improvements to the pool area, bars, restaurants and adding 14 new bedrooms over a 20-week programme of works

Major new win for MedlockFebruary 2017

Following the successful completion of the Premier Inns at Penrith and Cockermouth, Medlock are about to start another project in Cumbria for Whitbread. A new 79-bed Premier Inn and Thyme restaurant will commence shortly in the South Lakeland town of Ulverston

Premier Inn and Brewers Fayre open in CockermouthFebruary 2017

Medlock has completed a 38 week project to build a new 80-bed Premier Inn in the historical market town of Cockermouth in Cumbria. This is the first time Medlock has built and fitted-out the popular Brewers Fayre pub restaurant which sits alongside the hotel. A case study and video of the project will be available shortly

Medlock check-in at city centre hotelJanuary 2017

One of Manchester's most popular hotels is to have a major upgrade of its public areas. The 4-star Arora Hotel on Princess Street is a Grade 2 listed building dating back to 1877. Medlock will be on site until April.

Good news story at Dogs’ HomeJanuary 2017

Medlock has been awarded a major contract to build a new adoption block at Manchester Dogs' Home. The 12,000ft facility comes complete with spacious, temperature-controlled kennels and the latest developments in canine welfare. The 20 week project will also include new office space and a viewing platform.

New York bar hits LeedsJanuary 2017

Medlock has started on site to create a glitzy new bar and restaurant on Greek Street in Leeds. 'Manahatta' is a New York-themed concept from ARC Inspirations, the company behind many of the city's favourite venues. The project will be on site for 9 weeks.

Further Investment at Joseph HoltJanuary 2017

The repositioning of the Joseph Holt pub estate continues with the transformation of a popular community pub. The Roebuck at Urmston is a food and drinks destination full of character with the added appeal of a superb bowling green and garden for those sunny Manchester days.

Goodwin’s Bar & Kitchen launchedDecember 2016

A brand new dining concept has been launched by national brewer and pub operator Greene King. Goodwin’s Bar & Kitchen at The Fenay Bridge is the result of a 3 week makeover of a former Fayre & Square pub restaurant near Huddersfield

Medlock book Winter break at Butlin’sDecember 2016

Medlock are pleased to announce the award of major refurbishment work at Butlin’s original holiday resort in Skegness. A total of 193 bedrooms will be given a sparkling new look when the project begins after the Christmas break

A walk in the parkDecember 2016

One of Joesph Holt's most iconic local pubs has been overhauled to create a brand new look. The Park hotel, now simply 'The Park', has undergone a complete re-design to the lounge, vault  and external areas which will guarantee its position at the forefront of Monton's vibrant social scene.

New Farmhouse Inn to start at new logistics hubDecember 2016

Medlock will make a start on the latest family-friendly pub restaurant in January. Located just off the M61 at Over Hulton, the pub will take up a prime position on Bolton’s new logistics and distribution hub and will be ready to open in the Summer

Roll out the barrelNovember 2016

Medlock has completed the fit-out of the Six Barrel Drafthouse in the hustle and bustle of Nottingham's creative quarter known as Hockley. Owned by Enterprise Inns and operated by the Pub People Company, this 'Artisan' pub is a haven for coffee lovers and beer drinkers alike, with six real ales and six craft beers on tap. The project to transform the derelict building into a stylish, yet laid-back venue was completed in, yes you guessed it.... six weeks.

Touchdown at WidnesNovember 2016

A sparkling new extension to the Premier Inn, Widnes, has been completed. Ideally situated at Venture Fields leisure entertainment complex, the project was completed on time and increases the capacity to 87 bedrooms. The next Premier Inn project to be completed by Medlock will be at Cockermouth in February next year.

Chaophraya opens at spectacular rooftop locationNovember 2016

After 12 weeks on site, Medlock has handed over the flagship restaurant unit at the intu Eldon Square shopping and leisure complex in the centre of Newcastle. Occupying the prime plot in the new dining quarter, Chaophraya will serve up impressive blends of contemporary Thai cuisine in opulent surroundings.

Brimstone Spa at LangdaleNovember 2016

The latest addition to the luxurious facilities at the Langdale Estate has been completed by Medlock after 24 weeks on site. Unmatched in the Lake District, Brimstone Spa is a game-changing spa to complement the 5-star offering of one of the most luxurious destinations in the north of England. The high-profile project follows the creation of 'Stove', the new dining and lounge concept which Medlock completed in March this year.

All Bar One… at the doubleNovember 2016

Medlock is pleased to announce contracts to fit-out two new All Bar One venues for leading operator Mitchells & Butlers. The stylish and cosmopolitan bar/ restaurants will open in Chester and Harrogate in early 2017.

New Farmhouse Inn opens in BarnsleyOctober 2016

Dearne Valley Farm in Birdwell near Barnsley, opened to the public on time after a 24 week build contract. More photos and details of the project can be seen in the 'recent projects' section.

Boat & Horses race to finishing lineOctober 2016

JW Lees have undertaken a substantial investment to refresh the popular pub adjacent to the M60 in Chadderton. Medlock were on site for 4 weeks and the new look is going down a treat with the locals.

Medlock head north of the borderOctober 2016

Following on from Bella Italia fit-out project in Gateshead earlier this year, Medlock have started a new Bella Italia casual dining restaurant at the recently extended EK shopping centre in East Kilbride. The project will take 6 weeks to complete

New family pub ‘The Parsonage’ opens its doorsOctober 2016

After 23 weeks on site, a brand new Hungry Horse has opened in Leigh. Named after the Parsonage Colliery which operated on the site until 1992, the new venue incorporate several new design elements to the massively successful HH brand. See more photos in the 'recent projects' section.

Medlock to build first Farmhouse Inn in East YorkshireOctober 2016

Medlock have started to build the Bluebell Farm in Hessle, close to the Humber Bridge near Hull. The Farmhouse Inn branded family-friendly pub will be ready to open in May 2017.

Plum Tree bears fruit in BlackpoolOctober 2016

A major re-branding of a former Spirit pub into Greene King's Farmhouse Inn has been achieved in Blackpool. The new Plum Tree opened on time following a 10 week transformation.

Thai street-food restaurant ‘Thaikhun’ opened in BathSeptember 2016

The popular Thai style restaurant is ready to open in the historic city of Bath. Medlock fitted-out the uniquely designed street-food venue in the SouthGate shopping centre in 8 weeks. This project follows on from the successful project in Glasgow which opened last year.

Medlock handover first Miller & Carter steakhouseSeptember 2016

A sparkling new restaurant has opened in Chester for client Mitchells & Butlers. Medlock fitted-out the empty shell in 10 weeks. More photos and project details can be found in the recent projects section.

The Beech House opens to rave reviewsSeptember 2016

The transformation of an iconic town centre pub in Solihull has been completed after 10 weeks on site. This is the first project for Hunky Dory Pubs, a joint-venture between Enterprise Inns and award-winning operator Oakman Inns.

Medlock win contract for spectacular rooftop restaurantSeptember 2016

Medlock have started to create the inspirational Thai dining restaurant 'Chaophraya' in Newcastle upon Tyne. Occupying the prime plot in the dining zone at the newly extended intu Eldon Square, Medlock will hand over the restaurant in time for a pre-Christmas opening.

Express delivery in MoseleySeptember 2016

After 8 weeks on site, a new Pizza Express has opened in the Birmingham suburb of Moseley. The new eatery, formerly a shop unit, has a capacity for 120 diners.

All hands to the pump at Heathfield FarmSeptember 2016

After 25 weeks on site, the Heathfield Farm opened for business on September 19th. The new family-friendly pub restaurant is in Birkenshaw, West Yorkshire. See more details in the recent projects section.

Trio of food-led pubs to be re-brandedAugust 2016

Medlock have made a start on site at three Greene King pubs around the North West. They are part of the massive investment programme to re-brand former Spirit Group pubs acquired in July 2015. The Mascrat Manor in Warrington and The Outside Inn in Blackpool will become Farmhouse Inns, whilst The Cotton Kier in Bolton will be converted into a Hungry Horse.

Medlock dip their toes into BathAugust 2016

The expansion of Bangkok street-food brand 'Thaikhun' continues with a new restaurant in the SouthGate shopping centre in Bath. The fit-out of the unit will take 8 weeks and will open in October.

Premier Inn win on the WirralAugust 2016

Medlock have started on site to add another 16 bedrooms to the existing Premier Inn in the bustling village of Childer Thornton. Situated close to the M53 in South Wirral, the new rooms will be ready for visitors in September.

Ready, steady, go…!August 2016

Medlock have been busy this summer with three major investments for Manchester brewer Joseph Holt. The Cock at Budworth (pictured), The Hayfield at Ormskirk and The Imperial at Southport have all undergone major refurbishments.

Medlock make a start in WidnesJuly 2016

Following the successful handover at Burnley, Medlock have started a new 28-bedroom extension to the Premier Inn at Widnes. Located on The Hive Leisure Park, the project will be complete in November.

New look for the Old RectoryJuly 2016

Medlock have re-branded one of Stockport’s oldest buildings with the original part of the Old Rectory dating back to 1720.  It was acquired by Boddingtons brewery in the early nineties before changing hands over the years. New owners Greene King have invested heavily to create a sparkling new Hungry Horse branded pub-restaurant.

Hat-trick of winsJuly 2016

Medlock have scored a hat-trick of new contracts with North-west brewer Joseph Holt. The Hayfield at Ormskirk, The Imperial at Southport and the former 18th century coaching inn, The Cock O’Budworth in Cheshire, will all be given a substantial make over!

First ever project in Bloxwich completedJuly 2016

Medlock have completed another pub refurbishment for Enterprise Inns in Bloxwich on the outskirts of Walsall. The Sir Robert Peel is a traditional local pub and will be operated by Davenports Brewery of Smethwick. The refurbishment was carried out in 4 weeks.

Burnley return to ‘Premier’ leagueJune 2016

After 22 weeks on site, the new 17-bedroom extension to the Premier Inn at Burnley is ready to open its doors on time. Medlock is a partner contractor to Whitbread who plan to add 5000 new rooms to its estate before February 2017.

Brindley Farm opens in The PotteriesJune 2016

After 24 weeks on site, the brand new Brindley Farm pub and restaurant has opened on time. Located on the Etruria Valley Business Park, Stoke-On-Trent, this is the fifth Farmhouse Inn project completed by Medlock for our client Greene King.

‘Van-tastic’ new fleet hits the road!!June 2016

A fleet of 11 brand new company vans has been delivered to the Oldham offices. The vans are fully liveried in the company colours and are larger than the previous ones so productivity levels can only be increased.

Second Premier Inn for Medlock in CumbriaJune 2016

Following the successful completion of the 60-bed Premier Inn in Penrith, Medlock has started on site in the historic market of Cockermouth. The 70-bed hotel will be completed in February 2017.

A Summer down at the ‘Beech’June 2016

The is the first project for Hunky Dory Pubs, a new joint-venture between Enterprise Inns and multi award-winning Oakman Inns & Restaurants. The launch of 'The Beech House' promises to be a game changer for the people of Solihull when the pub opens after a 10 week transformation, in August.

Flood-damaged pubs set to re-openMay 2016

Two pubs situated beside the River Calder in West Yorkshire are set to re-open for business. The Stubbing Wharf in Hebden Bridge and The Shoulder of Mutton, two miles down the river at Mytholmroyd were devastated by the Boxing Day floods. Medlock are currently on site with the renovation and fit-out projects.

Two new projects for Chadderton breweryMay 2016

Medlock have picked up two refurbishment projects for local brewer and pub operator J W Lees. The Gardeners Arms in Moston and the Lancashire Fold in Middleton will undergo improvements during the month of June.

Chester project won as ‘steaks’ are raised…May 2016

Following the successful 'All Bar One' project at the intu Trafford Centre, Medlock have been awarded the fit-out of a new Miller & Carter steakhouse in Chester. The new venue is near the racecourse on Grosvenor Road and will open in the summer after 10 weeks on site.

Plush new offices for Vista EngineeringMay 2016

Medlock has finished the brand new offices for Vista Engineering, the leading manufacturer of wall-ties and fixings to the construction industry. Medlock carried out the interior fit-out of a sparkling new head office located in Whaley Bridge, over a 6 week contact period.

The Joshua Bradley re-opens after Medlock refurbMay 2016

One of Hyde's Brewers' most popular pubs has re-opened after a 3 week refurbishment. Named after a famous historical figure from the 19th century, the Joshua Bradley is a former country mansion which has been transformed and extended over time to become a local favourite in the Gee Cross area of Stockport

The Whipping Stocks re-opens after refurbApril 2016

The traditional olde inn at Over Peover has undergone a three week refurbishment for Tadcaster brewer Sam Smith’s. The revamped pub opened for business and is proving a massive hit with visitors to this quintessential Cheshire country pub

Iconic Manchester bar Dukes 92 re-opens to rave reviewsApril 2016

One of the most popular venues in the city has re-opened with a brand new interior design. Medlock has been on site since the first week of January creating an opulent bar, restaurant, private dining room, gallery bar, terrace, kitchen, you name it….. When the sun shines, the legendary canal side sun terrace complete with outside bar will be the place to go this Summer, see the case study for more details

Medlock take pizza order in MoseleyApril 2016

Following on from the new Pizza Express at Walsall waterfront which was completed in December, Medlock will start a new fit-out in the leafy Birmingham suburb of Moseley. The project will last for 7 weeks

Back of the net !April 2016

Medlock man will be busy this Spring with a series of pub refurbs and upgrades at Greene King pubs in readiness for this Summer’s Euros football. First three on the programme will be the Game Bird in St Helens, the Baker’s Dozen in Bootle and the Bonny Prince in Derby, game on…..

Barburrito opens first unit in the North-EastMarch 2016

The people who brought burritos to the UK have opened a new Barburrito in Gateshead's Metrocentre. The Mexican-style fast food restaurant opened in time for the Easter rush and is proving a massive hit.

Bella Italia opens at intu MetrocentreMarch 2016

The recently extended Qube quarter at Gateshead's Metrocentre has seen the introduction of popular casual dining concept Bella Italia. Medlock fitted out the developer's shell in 8 weeks. This follows a similar project in Burton-on-Trent which opened last October.

Medlock complete first project for M&BMarch 2016

A new All Bar One has opened at the intu Trafford Centre after 12 weeks on site. This is the first project Medlock has delivered for Mitchells & Butlers, further details can be found under the fit-out section of the website.

It’s another shoe-in at The Horse & FarrierMarch 2016

The highly popular pub in the South Manchester village of Gatley has re-opened following a two week refurbishment. Owned by award-winning family brewer and pub operator Hydes, this is the latest of the on-going investment in to the pub estate

Dexter’s opens in BriggMarch 2016

A new alehouse & kitchen concept has been created in the North Linconlnshire market town of Brigg. Medlock were on site for 7 weeks to transform the former Black Bull into a stylish high street pub and eatery

Two new Farmhouse Inns start in YorkshireMarch 2016

Medlock has started two new Farmhouse Inn projects for leading brewer and operator Greene King. The projects are at a new mixed-use development at Dearne Valley, near Barnsley and at Birkenshaw in West Yorkshire

Medlock book into Lake District SpaMarch 2016

Following the spectacular upgrade of the food and beverage facilities at the luxurious Langdale Hotel, a second project to re-develop the spa has been secured, with a planned opening before Christmas

Swan Inn at Holmes Chapel re-opens in grand styleFebruary 2016

The historic coaching inn, built in the 1800's, has re-opened following a restoration of the existing pub and the launch of nine sparkling new letting bedrooms. Situated adjacent to the Manchester to Crewe railway line, the rear yard was once used as a pen for cattle awaiting transport to market, now it is a superb beer garden. More details and photos can be seen under the 'Recent Projects' section of this website.

Medlock hand over project 2 weeks earlyFebruary 2016

Medlock have completed the new Premier Inn in the Cumbrian town of Penrith. Despite working through one of the wettest winters on record, the 60-bedroom hotel was handed over to the Premier Inn operations team two weeks ahead of schedule. A brilliant effort by everyone involved in the job up there. More details and photos can be seen under the 'Recent Projects' section of this website.

“Oh we do like to be beside the seaside”February 2016

The newly refurbished bar, restaurant and outside terracing has been finished at Reighton Sands, the popular Holiday Park Inn North Yorkshire. Medlock completed the Mash & Barrel in time for the re-opening of the park for the summer, which we all hope will be a bit warmer than the last 8 weeks....

Medlock ‘tee-off’ at golf clubFebruary 2016

The members of Accrington Golf Club can look forward to improved facilities due to the remodeling of the existing clubhouse. Medlock will be making improvements to the locker rooms, including new showers and toilets and installing a new bar and dance floor in the members area.

Medlock celebrate restaurant wins at Intu MetrocentreFebruary 2016

Two new restaurants will be fitted out by Medlock at Gateshead's shopping mecca, the Metrocentre. Situated in the newly extended 'Qube', Bella Italia and Barburrito will occupy two of the eleven new restaurant units which will be opened in Spring 2016.

Award-winning restaurant opens in ManchesterFebruary 2016

A game changing new restaurant, bar and charcuterie has opened on Manchester's King Street. Founder and chef patron Simon Shaw is the man behind El Gato Negro, the award winning tapas restaurant which has re-located from Ripponden. More details and photos can be seen under the 'Recent Projects' section of this website.

Dukes 92 plan major faceliftJanuary 2016

One of Manchester's most famous bars has closed for a complete re-invention. Dukes 92, the popular spot down by the Ship Canal in Castlefield will undergo major structural changes and unveil a brand new look before it re-opens in time for the Easter break

MEDLOCK TV is here !!January 2016

See for yourself a selection of projects recorded from start to finish on this website. Just click on the Medlock TV tab on the home page. If you can spare a minute, we would be interested to hear what you think of the videos via our contact us page

Fit for a King !!January 2016

The former Eating Inn pub in Sutton-in-Ashfield has been transformed into the hugely popular Farmhouse Inn concept. The Greene King pub has been opened up and totally reconfigured to cater for 220 diners with more capacity externally in the sunny Nottinghamshire countryside

A round up of recent project completionsJanuary 2016

The Pizza Express at Walsall Waterfront was successfully opened on time just before Christmas, whilst The James Wyatt pub near Derby was given a 3 week sparkle. On Humberside The Black Bull at Brigg began its transformation into Dexter's Alehouse & Kitchen. Finally two traditional local pubs, The Horse & Farrier in Gatley for Hydes Brewery and The Duke of Gloucester in Crewe for JW Lees were re-opened after major improvements

Premier Inn extension win at BurnleyJanuary 2016

The bedroom capacity at the Premier Inn Burnley will increase with the addition of 17 new rooms. The new extension will be finished and open at the end of June

Medlock win first project with M&BJanuary 2016

Medlock has secured its first contract with national operator Mitchells and Butlers. The fitting-out of a new All Bar One has started on site at the intu Trafford Centre. Located on the upper floor of the food court in The Orient, the distinctive, high quality bar/restaurant will be completed at the end of March

Merry Christmas !!December 2015

The Directors and staff at Medlock wish all our Clients, Consultants, Suppliers and Supply Chain all the best for Christmas 2015 , We all thank you for your help, support and efforts throughout the year !!

First ‘Farmhouse Inn’ conversion set to open in JanuaryDecember 2015

Leading brewer and pub operator Greene King are set to open The Kings Mill Farm in Sutton-in-Ashfield on January 11th. This is the first time an existing pub has been converted to the hugely successful Farmhouse Inn brand and Medlock are proud to have been chosen to carry out this landmark project over a seven week contract period

Medlock head to the golden beaches of the North Yorkshire coastDecember 2015

The ever popular 'Mash and Barrel' bar/restaurant at Reighton Sands holiday park will receive a major overhaul during the Winter months in readiness for the park re-opening in March. Medlock are delighted to be working with Bourne Leisure again following the Mash and Barrel project at Craig Tara in Ayrshire

Medlock win luxury hotel project in the LakesDecember 2015

Set on the sprawling Langdale Estate amongst 50 acres of woodland near the village of Elterwater , Medlock have started a project to extend, modify and fit-out a superb new restaurant and bar for hotel guests and lodge owners at the luxurious Langdale Hotel and Spa, one of the finest hotels in the Lake District. The new facilities will be completed at the end of February

Northern Quarter bars given new lookNovember 2015

Two adjoining bars in Manchester's popular Northern Quarter have been given a makeover by the Medlock team. 'Walrus' is a sophisticated bar offering, whilst Tusk stays true to its African roots.
The £500k refurbishment was completed over a 3 week contract period

Medlock Swan Inn’ to historic country pubNovember 2015

Major improvements to The Swan Inn at Holmes Chapel are underway on behalf of Tadcaster brewer and pub owner Samuel Smith's. A full refurbishment of the pub and the 9 bedroom accommodation wing will be completed early in the new year

Premier Inn extension complete at Trafford CentreNovember 2015

The Premier Inn at The Swinging Bridge, close to the Trafford Centre, has an extra 20 bedrooms and a new reception area, following a 22 week build contract by Medlock

Thaikhun restaurant opens in GlasgowNovember 2015

Medlock has completed the 8 week fit-out of 'Thaikhun ' a new casual dining concept serving authentic Thai food from the streets of Bangkok, more details can be seen in the fit-out section of this website

Historic pub back in businessOctober 2015

The Tayleur Arms, in the Shropshire village of Longdon-on-Tern has re-opened after a six month re-build by Medlock.   The original pub which dated back 300 years was sadly destroyed by a devastating fire two years ago.  However, the new version is a fantastic reincarnation and proving a massive hit with its loyal customer base.

First ‘ Bella Italia ‘ project opens on timeOctober 2015

Medlock has completed its first restaurant fit-out for CDG , the operator of some of the nation’s favourite casual dining brands.  The new ‘Bella Italia’ in Burton-upon-Trent opened after a 9-week project.  Further details can be seen in the fit-out section of this website.

Lights, Camera, Action! at Empire Catterick GarrisonOctober 2015

The eagerly-awaited new 7 screen cinema has opened in Catterick following an 8-week fit-out blitz, more details can be seen under the fit-out section of this website.

Express delivery to Walsall WaterfrontOctober 2015

A new Pizza Express restaurant will open in December following an eight week fit-out by Medlock at the new town centre leisure development in Walsall.

Medlock win double portion at Farmhouse InnOctober 2015

Medlock has secured two new Farmhouse Inn projects for leading brewer and operator Greene King.  The 26 week projects are in Birkenshaw and Hanley and will open in summer 2016.  Examples of recently completed Farmhouse Inns can be seen in the Build section of this website.

Medlock strike back at EmpireSeptember 2015

Medlock has commenced their first project for national cinema operator Empire Cinemas.  The interior fit-out of the seven-screen cinema and concessions area will be finished in just eight weeks and forms part of the Catterick Garrison retail and leisure park in North Yorkshire where Medlock are also fitting out a Hungry Horse pub/restaurant for Greene King.  Popcorn and hot-dogs will be available on October 23rd.

Epic Railway journey has happy endingSeptember 2015

What was formerly a dilapidated department store in the centre of Barrow-in-Furness is now a stylish hotel with 50 individually-designed bedrooms.  The Furness Railway hotel and pub is a huge investment from national operator J D Wetherspoon and the biggest project Medlock have delivered so far for our Client.

Medlock Man tackles Hungry Horse refurb programSeptember 2015

The Medlock Man has had a busy few months carrying out a series of refurbishments at various Hungry Horse pubs.  The Moorfield at Sale, The Lea Gate at Preston, The Oaklands at Chester, The Cuckoo Oak at Telford and The Bent Brook at Urmston have all had substantial investment by leading brewer and pub operator Greene King.

Large-scale investment at The Parrswood completeSeptember 2015

The Medlock team has given a new lease of life to a traditional community pub in East Didsbury for family-owned brewer J W Lees.  This project represents another successful outcome following the extension and refurbishment at The Greyhound in Ashley earlier his year.  Further details can be viewed under the ‘recent projects’ section of this website.

Medlock back Hungry Horse winner at CatterickAugust 2015

Medlock have started the fit-out of a new Hungry Horse as part of the £25m Princes Gate Retail Park in the Garrison town of Catterick in North Yorkshire.  The new pub/restaurant will open in September following a 10 week project.

Iconic Headingley bar The Box re-opensAugust 2015

The modernisation of the popular bar in the student heartland of Leeds has been completed by Medlock.  More details of this project can be seen in the recent projects section of this website.

Medlock head North to ScotlandAugust 2015

Medlock have secured an exciting new project in Glasgow’s Silverburn shopping and leisure development, Thaikhun is a street-food restaurant concept from Thailand, the project will run for 8 weeks and the restaurant will open at the end of October.

Medlock win first project for CDGAugust 2015

Medlock are delighted to announce the award of a first project for Casual Dining Group , owners of the popular high-street restaurant brand Bella Italia. The project is in Burton-on-Trent and will be on site for 9 weeks.

Autumn harvest at ‘Barley Farm’August 2015

Medlock have completed the third Farmhouse Inn this year for valued Client Greene King.  Situated next to the AJ Bell stadium, home of the Salford Reds and Sale Sharks ‘ Barley Farm ‘ opens to the public on September 7th following a 25 week build programme.

Premier in PenrithJuly 2015

Medlock have been chosen to build a new 60-bedroom Premier Inn in the Cumbrian town of Penrith. This contract win follows on from recent Premier Inn extensions at Stafford, Yeadon and Trafford and is a significant step forward for the Medlock business.

Farmhouse Inn takes-off at airport business parkJuly 2015

The Hawthorne Farm has opened for business adjacent to Leeds- Bradford airport following a 25 week build programme. More details and photographs can be seen in the recent projects page of this website.

Steel Foundry opens in SheffieldJuly 2015

Medlock has completed the 10 week fit-out of a new J D Wetherspoon pub in Sheffield’s Meadowhall shopping centre. The Steel Foundry pays homage to the city’s worldwide reputation as the industrial centre of steel production with a design which is ultra-modern with industrial influences.

Bridge crossed in AngleseyJuly 2015

Fantastic improvements to the owner’s facilities have been made at Plas Coch, the exclusive holiday home park on the Isle of Anglesey. Medlock completed the work in two phases over a 4 week period

Plain sailing down at ‘ The Riverside ‘July 2015

The latest Hungry Horse family-friendly pub has opened at Phoenix Riverside, a new mixed-used development in Rotherham. Always looking to enhance the customer experience, this site sees the introduction of ‘The Horse-Shoe Bar’ an adults-only area designed to provide the ultimate sports-viewing experience.

Happy Days at ‘ Infamous Diner ‘July 2015

Manchester’s first US-style diner has been created in the Northern Quarter. The 1950’s retro design features raspberry pink booth seating, vintage car number plate wall cladding and a collection of authentic memorabilia. The lavish all-American interior was fitted-out by Medlock in just 9 weeks.

Medlock to re-build fire-ravaged country pubJune 2015

An historic country pub and coaching inn, which was burnt to the ground in March 2014, is being re-built by Medlock.  Dating back some 300 years, The Tayleur Arms, in the Shropshire village of Longdon-upon-Tern, will re-open later in the year after a 26 week programme.

Major project win for J W LeesJune 2015

Following the huge success of The Greyhound in Ashley, Medlock have started the latest major investment by regional brewer J W Lees.  Located in the thriving suburbia of East Didsbury, ‘The Parrswood’ will be extended in size and be re-invented as a contemporary community establishment.

Medlock ‘victorious’ in HornseaJune 2015

Medlock’s good run of winning projects in Yorkshire continues with the complete design overhaul of ‘The Victoria’ in the East Riding coastal resort of Hornsea.   Medlock will be pottering about for 4 weeks.

Medlock box clever in HeadingleyJune 2015

Medlock have been awarded a contract to give a new lease of life to ‘The Box ‘, an iconic institution in Headingly.  The complete overhaul of the trading area will be complete by the end of July.

Medlock swing by the Trafford CentreMay 2015

Following the extensions at Stafford and Yeadon, Medlock has been awarded a 23 week contract to extend the Premier Inn at the Swinging Bridge next to the Trafford Centre for Whitbread PLC.

Greyhound crosses the finishing lineMay 2015

A major overhaul and extension of The Greyhound in the Cheshire village of Ashley has been completed by Medlock for leading regional brewer J W Lees.  The 12 week project has completed in time for the bank holiday weekend.  More photographs and project details can be found in the recent projects section of this website.

Flying Coach opens in Hazel GroveMay 2015

Following a 4 week closure and a name change, the former Cock Inn has undergone a radical refurbishment to become the Flying Coach for local brewer and pub operator Frederic Robinson.

New up-market venue opens in Burton-upon-TrentMay 2015

Medlock have completed the 4 week transformation of a former Tapas restaurant into a contemporary destination bar in the Staffordshire town of Burton-upon-Trent on behalf of Enterprise Inns.

Mexican stand-off is overMay 2015

A project to replace the damaged facade of a Barburrito outlet in the City of London has been accomplished.  After a truck ran into the building Medlock stepped in to carry out the repairs at weekends, enabling the popular venue to trade as normal during the week.

Medlock complete fourth project for N/W operatorMay 2015

The Water’s Edge in Lytham St Anne’s opened its doors to the public on May 5th following  a 25 week project.  This is the fourth venture for North West operator Foresight Restaurants, more details of the project can be seen in the new-build section of this website.

Four-timer comes in for MedlockMay 2015

Medlock are delighted to announce the award of new projects on behalf of leading brewer and pub operator Greene King. A new-build Hungry Horse pub will start on site shortly at Parsonage Retail Park in Leigh, along with two refurbishments at The Bentbrook in Urmston and The Moorfield in Sale.  Medlock will also be fitting-out a developer’s shell into a Hungry Horse at Catterick Garrison Leisure Park in North Yorkshire.

Medlock win contract at idyllic holiday retreatMay 2015

Following the recent project in North Yorkshire, Medlock have been chosen by Park Leisure to carry out improvements to the reception and owners lounge at Plas Coch on the Isle of Anglesey.  Work at the luxury holiday home resort will be fast-tracked to completion in 4 weeks.

Medlock appointed to transform popular local pubApril 2015

Medlock is delighted to announce a project win with historic Stockport brewer Frederic Robinson.  Located in the busy and vibrant suburb of Hazel Grove, the newly-named ‘ Flying Coach ‘ will undergo a 4 week renovation to create a contemporary version of a traditional community pub.

Double win for MedlockApril 2015

Medlock has secured two contracts with national chain JD Wetherspoon.  They are a 10 week project to fit-out a new pub in the Oasis Dining Quarter at Sheffield’s Meadowhall shopping centre and an upgrade of the external areas at The Shrewsbury Hotel, Shrewsbury.

Medlock goes for a BurtonApril 2015

Medlock has started on site to convert a former tapas wine bar into a new venue for Enterprise Inns in Burton-on-Trent.  The contract follows on from a groundworks and foundations package at The Tayleur Arms near Telford for the same Client.

Medlock completes first Farmhouse InnApril 2015

Medlock has handed over its first Farmhouse Inn pub restaurant for national brewer and pub operator Greene King.  The Ash Tree Farm is on the Ashton Moss leisure park just off the M60 in Tameside.  Further Farmhouse Inns under construction near Leeds/Bradford airport and at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford  are due to open later this summer.

Historic Hedgeford Lodge opens in HednesfordApril 2015

A magnificent Listed property has opened for business in the Staffordshire town of Hednesford following a 16 week conversion by Medlock.  The J D Wetherspoon pub contains many vintage features and original furnishings. More details and photos may be seen in the fit-out section of this website.

Medlock embarks on epic railway journeyMarch 2015

Medlock has been awarded a major project in Barrow-in Furness, Cumbria, for national pub operator J D Wetherspoon.  The project involves the extension of the existing pub, The Furness Railway, and the conversion of a former shop above to create 50 hotel bedrooms.  Medlock will be on site for 20 weeks.

New owners’ lounge opens at idyllic country retreatMarch 2015

The five-star Chantry Retreat holiday park in the North Yorkshire Dales has further upgraded its offering with the addition of a new owners’ lounge and exercise studio.  Medlock converted a former bungalow to create the facility, together with a new reception area and luxurious office suites.

Medlock secures contract at the National Sports Centre, LilleshallMarch 2015

Medlock has begun a project to extend and refurbish the Queen Elizabeth bar at Lilleshall National Sports and Conferencing Centre in Shropshire. It involves the relocation of the reception area and the creation of a café-style restaurant for use by elite athletes and paralympians.  The scheme also involves major external works and will last for 18 weeks.

Medlock Man in tune with Greene KingMarch 2015

Medlock Man is keeping busy with several projects to enhance the audio-visual experience of visitors to Greene King pubs. The latest  K4 Ultra HD projection technology is being introduced to dozens of Hungry Horse pubs around the country and Medlock Man is helping out with the installations.

Landmark pub re-opens after major refurbishmentMarch 2015

Medlock has completed the modernisation of the Crown & Anchor, a favoured establishment in Manchester city centre for the business community, shoppers and evening revellers.  Details of the six-week project for our client Joseph Holt can be found in the fit-out section of this website.

All aboard for Platform 5 openingFebruary 2015

The neighbourhood pub concept developed by Foresight Restaurants and Joseph Holt has opened its doors to the public. Medlock’s team was on site for 11 weeks transforming the former ‘Cheadle Hulme’. More details and photos will follow shortly in the recent projects section of this website

Medlock teams check out on timeFebruary 2015

Projects to extend bedroom capacity at existing Premier Inns at Stafford North and Leeds/Bradford Airport have been handed over on time. The 46 new bedrooms are part of a national expansion programme by our client Whitbread, the leading hotel provider in the UK.

The Hardy Pick at Heeley opens for businessFebruary 2015

After 23 weeks on site the latest new build Hungry Horse opened its doors to the public on February 4th, Medlock wish the Manager Andy and his new staff all the best. More details of the completed project can be viewed under the new build section of our website.

Medlock touch down at rugby stadiumFebruary 2015

Medlock have landed the contract to build a Farmhouse Inn next to the AJ Bell Stadium, home of Sale Sharks and Salford Red Devils. The pub/restaurant is the first project at the stadium since it opened in 2012, and forms part of Salford Gateway, a development which will regenerate 36 acres of derelict land.

New Hungry Horse contract in South YorkshireFebruary 2015

Medlock have started a new project for Greene King PLC. The new-build pub/restaurant is situated at Phoenix Riverside, a five-acre office park development in Rotherham near junction 34 of the M1. The scheme will open in August 2015. The contract follows the handover of The Hardy Pick in Sheffield, a Hungry Horse venue built on the site of the former Hardy Patent Pick Company.

Medlock romp to Greyhound winFebruary 2015

Medlock are delighted to have secured the contract to remodel The Greyhound in the Cheshire village of Ashley for leading North West brewer and pub operator J W Lees. The project will run for 10 weeks and the pub is due to re-open in early May.

Handover imminent at SheffieldJanuary 2015

The latest Hungry Horse is nearing completion in the Sheffield suburb of Heeley.  The ‘Hardy Pick’ will be open to the public by mid-February after 23 weeks on site by the Medlock team.

Medlock head to Yorkshire Dales Holiday ParkJanuary 2015

Medlock have won a project to create a new owners lounge and reception area for a new client. Park Leisure operates the 5 star Chantry Retreat holiday home destination in the beautiful countryside of the Yorkshire Dales at West Witton.  Medlock will be on site for 8 weeks.

Medlock start city centre pub refurbJanuary 2015

One of the oldest pubs in Manchester is to be refurbished by Medlock.  Dating back to 1793, the Crown & Anchor benefits from a prime city centre location on Shambles Square, and is popular with trade from city workers, shoppers and evening revellers. The investment by Joseph Holt will see the remodelled pub open in March after a six week project.

Premier for new Sheffield cinemaJanuary 2015

A Grade 2 Listed former bank building has opened as a Curzon cinema.  The end product is a stunning adaptation which will become a landmark venue for cinema enthusiasts in Sheffield. Further details of the project can be seen under the recent projects section of this website.

Happy New YearJanuary 2015

The Medlock team would like to thank all our customers, consultants, suppliers and supply chain for their support in 2014 and wish them a Happy New Year and continued success in 2015.

The War Horse gallops to finishing lineDecember 2014

The latest new build Hungry Horse has opened a week early to the delight of the 4,000 people of Buckshaw Village, they now have a choice of two pubs!  More photos and details appear under the recent projects section of this website.

New arrival at Leeds-Bradford airportDecember 2014

Medlock are pleased to announce the award of a new-build Farmhouse Inn pub/restaurant close to Leeds-Bradford airport for valued client Greene King. Work has started on site and will run for 25 weeks, opening in June 2015.

Medlock win brewery upgradeDecember 2014

Leading Manchester brewer and pub operating company J W Lees have entrusted Medlock to manage improvements to the famous Greengate Brewery in Middleton.  The 6 week project involves the removal of the existing boiler house roof and brick chimney and the installation of new cladding to the side elevation and a new 19m high flue.

Hat-trick for MedlockDecember 2014

Following the opening of the Picture House in Morley, Medlock have made a start on site in the Staffordshire town of Hednesford.  This is the third major project for J D Wetherspoon and involves the conversion and extension of Anglesey Lodge, a Grade 2 Listed former residence and hotel dating back to 1831.  The new pub will open in April 2015.

The Picture House, ready for a grand openingNovember 2014

The brand new J D Wetherspoon pub is due to open shortly in Morley on the outskirts of Leeds.  Originally a cinema built in 1913, the Medlock team completed the transformation in 14 weeks.  Further details can be found under the "recent projects".

Farmhouse Inn starts on siteNovember 2014

Ashton Moss is the location for Medlock’s first new-build Farmhouse Inn, the popular Greene King brand which serves delicious pub classics and traditional carvery meals.  The project will run for 23 weeks.

Fazenda opens to rave reviews in SpinningfieldsNovember 2014

‘Fazenda’  the high-end South American Rodizio Grill and Bar has opened on The Avenue in Manchester’s Spinningfields.  Photos and more details can be viewed under the recent projects section of this website.

Wrekin Giant opens it’s doorsNovember 2014

The new Hungry Horse at Southwater, Telford opened to the public in time for the half-term holidays. More details and images of the 10 week project can be seen in the recent projects of this website.

Medlock double up with new contractsOctober 2014

The investment continues at North West brewer Joseph Holt with Medlock winning two more projects, a new-build pub/restaurant in Lytham St Annes and the extension and refurbishment of The Cheadle Hulme in South Manchester.

New style pub and restaurant is ready to open in WarringtonOctober 2014

The first of a brand new casual dining experience will open its doors to the public on October 20th after Medlock completed the 6 month new-build project on time. The Stonemill is part of a mixed-use development on the former Fordton Leisure Centre just off the A49. See recent project for more details of this project.

Medlock Man has a busy AutumnOctober 2014

The rolling programme of external repairs, decoration and improvements continued over the Autumn months with a variety of projects for Punch Taverns at several properties across the North West, including The Crown Inn, Northenden, The Old Ship, Southport, The Old Market Tavern in Altrincham and The Wheatsheaf in Stockport.

The Griffin re-opens after major refurbishmentOctober 2014

Medlock have completed the new-look Griffin at Heald Green for Joseph Holt, more photos and details can be seen in the fit-out section of the website.

Premier league for MedlockSeptember 2014

Medlock have been chosen to extend two Premier Inns for leading hotel provider Whitbread PLC.  The hotels at Stafford North and Leeds/Bradford Airport will benefit from extensions of 30 and 18 bedrooms respectively to the existing properties as the demand for the branded hotels continues.  Both projects will handover in February 2015.

Follow us on TwitterSeptember 2014

The 21st century has finally arrived in Oldham with the launch of Medlock’s twitter feed, follow Medlock for a slightly more intimate snapshot of our working and social experiences.

First past the post in ChesterSeptember 2014

The latest new-build Hungry Horse has opened its doors to the public in Upton Dene on the outskirts of Chester.  More details of the project can be viewed under the ‘recent projects’ section of the website.

The Coffee House opens after refurbishmentSeptember 2014

One of the oldest buildings in Wavertree has undergone a substantial investment from pub operator Trust Inns.  Dating back to 1776, the ‘Coffee House’ is a historic property, formerly a hotel, now a thriving local pub.  Medlock completed the refurbishment over a 3 week contract period.

The Auld Brig opens its doorsSeptember 2014

After a 10 week project to fit-out a former retail unit, Medlock are pleased to announce the successful handover of The Auld Brig for new Client, J D Wetherspoon.  More details and photos can be seen under the ‘recent projects’ section of the website.

Medlock make a start in MorleyAugust 2014

Following the handover of the first J D Wetherspoon project, The Auld Brig in Irvine, Medlock are delighted to be chosen to create The Picture House in Morley, Leeds, for the award-winning pub company.  Originally built as a cinema in 1913, Medlock has begun the transformation of the building, which will take 14 weeks to complete.

Medlock head to SouthwaterAugust 2014

Medlock have started the fit-out of a developers shell to create a Hungry Horse pub/restaurant for Greene King at Southwater. The £250m development is set to transform the town centre of Telford, providing a wealth of new facilities and boosting the night time economy.

Medlock notch hat-trick of winsAugust 2014

Independent family brewer Joseph Holt continue to invest in their estate with an extension and refurbishment of The Griffin at Heald Green.  Medlock have started the 6 week project and along with the new-build pub/restaurant in Warrington and The Tavern at the Mill, now have three projects on site with the Manchester brewer.

Tavern at the Mill starts on siteAugust 2014

Medlock have started to refurbish the famous Tavern at the Mill in Marsh Mill village, Fylde, for brewer and pub operator Joseph Holt. Situated in the shadow of the Grade 2 listed Marsh Mill, a prominent landmark which was the tallest windmill in Europe when it was built in 1794.  The new look pub will re-open in September.

Tavern at the Mill Starts on SiteAugust 2014

Medlock have started to refurbish the famous Tavern at the Mill in Marsh Mill village, Fylde, for brewer and pub operator Joseph Holt. Situated in the shadow of the Grade 2 listed Marsh Mill, a prominent landmark which was the tallest windmill in Europe when it was built in 1794.  The new look pub will re-open in September.

The Fens, Hartlepool Opens for BusinessJuly 2014

Medlock ventured up to the North East Coast to undertake a full internal and external overhaul of a popular community pub owned by the UK’s largest pub operator Enterprise Inns. We wish Graham, the publican every success.

New Dental Surgeries Open in Cheltenham & LeatherheadJuly 2014

A fantastic new facility for the people of Cheltenham has opened its doors after a 10 week project to create a total of seven individual dental surgeries, more details may be viewed under the ‘ recent projects’ section of this website. Medlock will complete another project for IDH in Leatherhead at the end of July.

Medlock Swoop on KingfisherJuly 2014

Following the acquisition by expanding regional brewer J W Lees, The Kingfisher Tavern at Kirkham, near Preston will undergo an internal refurbishment starting at the end of July.

The Good News ContinuesJuly 2014

Following sparkling half year trading figures from national brewer and pub operator Greene King, Medlock have started two more Hungry Horse projects. A 24 week new build on the outskirts of Sheffield and the fit-out of a developers shell at The Southwater Leisure Park at Telford.

Theatre of Dreams for MedlockJuly 2014

Medlock have been awarded a landmark project to convert a listed former bank building into a 3 screen cinema for leading art-house cinema chain Curzon. The 20 week project has started on site in Sheffield City Centre and will be completed in December.

Medlock Man is having a busy summerJuly 2014

Embarking on a programme of external repairs, decorations and improvements to a swathe of Punch owned pubs. The investments are being made to The Wheatsheaf, The York and The Swan in St Helens, The Sun Inn in Prescott, The Britannia in Skelmersdale, The Railway and The Rock House in Manchester.

New Hungry Horse Pub, ChorleyJune 2014

Buckshaw Village, one of the North West’s largest urban developments of 4,000 homes is to get a second pub. Situated on the site of the former Royal Ordnance Factory, Medlock start the family-friendly pub on July 7th and will open in time for the Christmas rush.

Brazilian restaurant heading to Manchester, Medlock secure high-end fit-out.June 2014

Fazenda, the authentic Brazilian steakhouse concept will open its doors to the discerning diners of Manchester in October. Fazenda will be a fantastic addition to the stylish restaurant and bar offerings located on The Avenue in Spinningfields. See photos of the Liverpool restaurant which Medlock completed under “ Recent Projects “.

Places Gym, Sheffield – Looking healthier after makeoverJune 2014

Medlock have completed the upgrade of facilities at the Places Gym, Sheffield for new Client, Places for People. The 6 week refurbishment project involved forming a new entrance, a café area, toilets and new ceilings and lighting in the fitness suite whilst the club remained operational throughout the project.

The Iron Horse Opens for BusinessMay 2014

The much-awaited Hungry Horse pub on the Fylde coast at Thornton Cleveleys has opened to the public after a 6 month build contract. See more details and photos by clicking on the ‘ Recent Projects ‘ section  of our website.

Contract win at SheffieldMay 2014

Medlock have started a 6 week refurbishment of the Sam Jones Health Club in Sheffield for a new Client.
Places for People Leisure is the new name for DC Leisure, a company specialising in the development and management of leisure facilities on behalf of local authorities throughout the UK.

New Build Pub, Medlock start on siteMay 2014

Medlock have commenced a new-build pub/restaurant for North West regional brewer and pub operator Joseph Holt in Warrington. The site compound is set-up to the usual high standards with the remediation works complete and works to the sub-structure progressing well, the project will run for 24 weeks.

The Iron Horse, Cleveleys – Handover imminentMay 2014

The finishing touches are being made to the latest Hungry Horse new- build pub on the Fylde coast at Thornton Cleveleys. This will be the 5th project to be completed on time and to the high quality standards expected by the Greene King team. Another fantastic achievement by the Medlock team of Ray, Brian and John and our valued sub-contractor partners.

Contract win for new clientApril 2014

The positive news continues with the award of two projects with Enterprise Inns, the largest pub owner in the UK with an estate of 5,500 pubs.
Extensive refurbishments of The Old Roan at Aintree and The Fens at Hartlepool will start in May and run for 5 weeks.

Contract startsApril 2014

A scheme to transform The Horton Arms down the road from Medlock’s office in Chadderton has started on site for leading local brewer J W Lees. In addition we are carrying out schemes to provide fantastic outdoor seating areas at The Elizabethan in Heaton Moor and Lloyds in Chorlton. 

Project newsApril 2014

Medlock have delivered three refurbishment schemes this month; The Royal Exchange in Walsall, The Travellers in Mirfield and The Fox in York. A national programme of works to upgrade the external areas of the estate begins this month with a batch of five pubs starting soon.

Contract winApril 2014

Following the successful project last year in Bangor, another project has been won in Cheltenham for leading dental company, Integrated Dental Holdings. The project started on site April 22nd and will run for 9 weeks.

First contract win for J D WetherspoonApril 2014

We are delighted to have secured our first project to convert former retail units into a new pub in Irvine , on the North Ayrshire coast. The fit-out started on site April 22nd and will run for 10 weeks. Wetherspoons are a FTSE 250 company with over 900 pubs and employ 26,000 people.

Beef & Pudding, ManchesterApril 2014

The most talked about new restaurant in Manchester has opened to the acclaim of food critics and city centre diners. Beef & Pudding is the first job with Dave and Paul and we wish them all the best with the new venue. See more about the project under ‘ recent projects’

Business of the Year Finalists.March 2014

Medlock staff had a fantastic night at the iconic Queen Elizabeth Hall after being selected as a finalist in the ' Business of the Year' category.

The aim of the Business Awards is to celebrate success, reward business excellence and recognise the contribution that companies make to shape the fabric of society.  Although we didn't win, it was an achievement to reach the final and enjoy a great evening out.

Second win at NWSC, NottinghamMarch 2014

Following the recent handover of new office space at The National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham, A further project to refurbish changing areas has been won which will last for 8 weeks starting on site March 31st..

Contracts awarded.March 2014

Medlock are pleased to say we have started major refurbishments for Punch Taverns, The Travellers Rest at Mirfield and The Royal Exchange in Walsall.

The Panacea club is re-built.March 2014

Medlock have handed over the shell of the former bar-restaurant and night club in Alderley Edge.  The vast majority of the building had to be demolished and re-built to the exact footprint to satisfy planning conditions.  More details and photographs are in the "recent project" section of our website.

The Hornet, Rochdale – Open for business.March 2014

The hugeley successful Hungry Horse pub format has opened on Kingsway Village Centre, a regeneration site in Rochdale, the third new build project to be delivered by Medlock for our client Greene King.  Several of our office and workshop staff accepted the kind invitation to attend the soft opening nights with Gary and his new staff at The Hornet. More details can be seen under "recent projects".

Millie’s Cookies, Greenacres Holiday Park.March 2014

Medlock have completed the conversion of a former Burger King into a Millie's Cookies retail bakery at Bourne Leisure's holiday park in Porthmadog, North Wales.  As the name suggests Millies cookies specialise in cookies, muffins, hot drinks and gifts.

Medlock company vans hit the road.March 2014

A sizeable investment into a new fleet of vans has been made as a result of an improved trading year and confidence for the future. 
Look out for Medlock-liveried vans as we travel the UK but note there are no tools left in the  vehicles overnight.

Contract start – Beef & Pudding, Manchester.February 2014

A new gastro pub is taking shape on Fountain Street.  Beef & Pudding is the latest venture for the New Moon Pub Company, the fifth outlet in the fast growing estate and will offer a twist on classic British cuisine. The stylishly designed food focused pub will open at the end of March.

Contract win – Hotter Shoes, Skelmersdale.February 2014

Medlock are pleased to announce the award of a contract for new client, Hotter Shoes to upgrade the production facility where 1.3 million pairs of shoes are made every year. The 10 week project starts on site on March 17th.

Contract complete – Pack Horse, Affetside.February 2014

Providing the very best in food and drink in stylish and comfortable surroundings, the character and traditional charm of this historic pub has been retained during a complete renovation lasting 8 weeks.

Contracts complete.February 2014

Two of J.W.Lees’s flagship properties are open for business again following refurbishments.  The Lloyds in Chorlton and Dutton’s in Chester have been given a fantastic new look.

Panacea Progress.January 2014

Excellent progress is being made in respect of the re-building of the former Panacea Restaurant and Nightclub in Alderley Edge. The roof construction is now complete and the new shell will be handed over in March.

Contract Win – Hungry Horse, Upton Grange, Chester.January 2014

March 17th will see Medlock start their sixth Hungry Horse new-build for its valued client Greene King. According to the Chinese Zodiac 2014 will be the “Year of the Horse”. Let’s hope it is!

Contract win – Lloyds, Chorlton.January 2014

Medlock have secured the major refurbishment of Lloyds in Chorlton. Built in 1900, this beautiful listed building previously a hotel, will re-open mid-February for leading local brewer and pub operator J.W.Lees.

Contract Start – Hungry Horse, Thornton Cleveleys.January 2014

Medlock have been awarded another contract to build a Hungry Horse pub/restaurant on the Flyde coast at Thornton Cleveleys, near Fleetwood. The 24 week project will handover in May.

!! Happy New Year !!January 2014

Medlock Man, capable of multi-tasking, working at extreme speed and going that extra mile has been active on the 53 projects completed in 2013, the most successful in Medlock’s history. We would like to wish our Clients, Consultants, Supply chain and all Industry contacts all the very best for 2014.

Contract Complete – National Water Sports Centre, Nottingham.December 2013

A major re-modelling of a building at the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham to form brand new office space was handed over on time after a 16 week project. An additional contract has been won which will start in January on a different part of the site.

Preston shop open for business.December 2013

Medlock completed the fit out of its third William Hill betting shop, on programme just before Christmas. Two former shop units were re-configured to create a state-of-the-art betting shop in a contract period of 5 weeks.

Contract Win – The Pack Horse Inn, Affetside, Bury.December 2013

Originally built in 1443; this historic village pub is being completely transformed by Medlock on behalf of Manchester family Brewers, Hyde’s.
Situated on the Old Roman road, on a hill top 900ft above sea level, the site team are hoping for a mild winter, we wish them well.

Hungry Horse, Rochdale.December 2013

Good progress is being made on the new build project for Greene King on Kingsway Business Park. The building will be watertight by christmas and the interior fit-out will start in January ready for handover on 1st March 2014.

The Fiveways, Hazel Grove – Open for business.December 2013

After 18 weeks on site, Joseph Holt's "Premier food and drink house", The Fiveways has opened it's doors to the public in time for the Christmas holidays. More details of this fantastic project can be found in "Recent Projects".

Project Complete – The Ainsworth Arms, Radcliffe.November 2013

Medlock have now completed the new-build extension at the popular pub/restaurant in Radcliffe to the delight of the project team. The 7 week project to create additional dining capacity was handed over on time and will re-open to the public on November 18th, ready for the run-up to Christmas. 

Contract Win – Panacea, Alderley Edge.November 2013

Medlock have commenced on site to re-build the shell of the fire-damaged Panacea restaurant and bar in Alderley Edge. The project involves the re-instatement of the rear section of the structure to its original appearance before the internal fit out can begin

Contract Win – William Hill, Preston.November 2013

A six week project to create a William Hill betting shop from an empty developer’s shell .This project started on site November 4th. The new unit on Longridge Road will be open for business in mid – December.

Project Complete – Ye Olde Black Bear Inn, Sandbach.October 2013

Medlock have completed the refurbishment of this historic Tudor pub dating back to 1634 for our Client, Punch Taverns. Modernising work included the re-thatching of the roof and alterations to the interior of the timber-framed pub over a period of 7 weeks.

Fazenda, Liverpool – Open for business.October 2013

Medlock have completed the 10 week interior fit-out of a former Lloyds Bank building in Exchange Square to create Fazenda, the authentic Brazilian steakhouse dining concept, The detailed design and quality of the finished restaurant and bar is stunning as can be seen in the ‘ Recent Projects’ section of the website.

Project Complete – The Newcastle Arms, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.October 2013

Medlock have completed the refurbishment of one of Newcastle’s most popular pubs, situated in the city centre close to St James Park and the university, The Newcastle Arms is a favourite destination of locals and football supporters. The pub has won countless awards and was voted CAMRA Real Ale pub of the year 3 years running.

Contract Awarded – The Ainsworth Arms, Radcliffe.October 2013

Medlock are delighted to announce the award of a first project with award-winning managed pub company The Orchid Group. The Ainsworth Arms will be extended and completely refurbished over a seven week contract period to open in mid-November.

Contract Start – The Shire Horse, St Helens.October 2013

The hugely successful Hungry Horse formula is being further rolled-out with a larger footprint dining concept The Shire Horse. Medlock commenced the new-build project on September 16th and will handover on March 17th.  Greene King are the UK’s leading pub retailer and brewer with over 160 Hungry Horse branded sites in the country.

Hungry Horse, Wallsend – Open for business.September 2013

After 24 weeks on site, Medlock are pleased to announce the handover of a new family-friendly pub and restaurant in Tyne & Wear for national brewer and pub operator Greene King.
Situated 3 miles east of Newcastle,’ The Wall’s End ‘ is the second new-build project completed by Medlock following on from the success of The Sword Dancer in Sheffield, more details and photos will follow shortly.

Punch Taverns – New projects commenced on site.September 2013

Medlock have been awarded a further two projects for national pub operator Punch Taverns. The historic Ye Olde Black Bear in Sandbach and Bradley’s in Hamilton will undergo substantial refurbishments over the next few weeks, to follow on from recent projects at The Beehive in Thorner near Leeds and The Grapes in Oldham which were completed this month.

Admiral Taverns – Contract Award.September 2013

Medlock have secured another project with Admiral Taverns to upgrade The Griffin in Bolton town centre, this follows the successful renovation of The Kings Arms in Ashton-in Makerfield earlier this Summer.

National Watersports Centre – Nottingham.August 2013

Medlock have been awarded a contract to rejuvenate an existing building to complement the world-class facilities at the NWSC, Nottingham. Work commences August 27th and will handover in December.

Ape & Apple, Manchester – Complete.August 2013

Joseph Holts flagship 'Cask Ale House' the Ape & Apple has re-opened following a major refurbishment. See more details in the 'Recent Projects' section of our website.

The Ape & Apple, Manchester.July 2013

Medlock have commenced on site to refurbish one of Manchesters best-loved traditional pubs. Situated on John Dalton Street, the Ape & Apple is owned and operated by Joseph Holt, brewers since 1860 and will re-open on August 15th.

The Fiveways, Hazel Grove.July 2013

A major investment by Manchester independent family brewer Joseph Holt will see a new extension and a complete remodelling of this popular pub in Hazel Grove. Medlock began the 16 week project on July 15th and will handover in November. 

Hungry Horse, Rochdale.July 2013

Medlock are delighted to announce the award of another new-build Hungry Horse branded Public House for Bury St Edmonds based Greene King. The Project is situated on Kingsway Business Park, Rochdale and will commence on site early August and run for 24 weeks. 

Fazenda – Rodizio Bar and Grill – Liverpool.July 2013

Medlock have started a new project to create Fazenda, an authentic Brazilian Steakhouse, a unique dining experience following the traditions of the South American Gauchos. The 10 week project, on Tithebarn Street, will be the second Fazenda to open in the UK. 

Contract Win – The Beehive – Thorner.July 2013

Set in the quiet picturesque village of Thorner 5 miles North-East of Leeds, Medlock have started the refurbishment of this well-known village restaurant, renowned for its quality homemade food offering real value for money.
The restaurant will re-open for mid-August.

The Red Cow – Werrington, Stoke-on-Trent.June 2013

The 4 week refurbishment to transform the popular Red Cow in Werrington has been completed by Medlock as part of Punch Taverns continued investment programme.

The Inn on the Green – York.June 2013

Medlock are pleased to announce the contract award for the refurbishment  of the former Britannia Inn, situated on the High Street in the village of Acomb, two miles from York city centre, the newly named “Inn on the Green” will undergo a substantial refurbishment over a 4 week period.

The Hoop and Mallett – Warrington.June 2013

Business has dramatically improved following the refurbishment at this popular local pub in the Callands area of Warrington for regional brewer and pub operator Hydes.

Contract complete – New Dental Surgery, Bangor.June 2013

Medlock are pleased to announce that the first project for the UK’s leading dental company IDH, has successfully handed-over on time, photographs and testimonials will follow shortly.

Contract Wins.May 2013

Medlock have commenced on site at The Red Cow in the Staffordshire village of Werrington and start soon on the famous Ye Olde Black Bear in Sandbach market square. Dating back to 1634 this timbered, thatched-roof building was once home to Lord Crewe and reputedly a favourite haunt of Dick Turpin.

Contract Win.May 2013

Medlock have won the contract to refurbish The Newcastle Arms in the city centre, a pub voted CAMRA  pub of the year, three years running.

Contract Wins.May 2013

Admiral Taverns capital investment in the pub estate continues with refurbishments at the Kings Arms in Ashton in Makerfield, Wigan and The Wellington Inn, Blackburn.

The Hoop & Mallett – Warrington.May 2013

Following on from the investment at The Jolly Thresher in Lymm, North West regional brewer Hydes have entrusted Medlock with the refurbishment of this popular local pub which will re-open in time for the May Bank holiday. 

New Dental Surgery – Bangor.April 2013

Medlock are pleased to announce a first contract win for new client, Integrated Dental Holdings (IDH), the UK’s largest dental company with a network of over 500 dental practices across the country. The fit-out of a developers shell in Bangor, North Wales commenced on site on April 15th and will run for 7 weeks. 

The Birches Head – Stoke-on-Trent.April 2013

A major investment to completely refurbish the Birches Head in Hanley has been successfully delivered by Medlock in a 6 week contract period.

The White Horse – Chester Racecourse.April 2013

In partnership with Style Contracts, part of Style Matters, the leading furniture solutions provider to the leisure industry. Medlock carried out the interior fit-out of this family-orientated gastropub situated in the centre of Chester Racecourse.

Hungry Horse – Cheshire Oaks.April 2013

The national roll out of the popular Hungry Horse brand continues with the conversion of a 6000ft former restaurant unit at Cheshire Oaks retail outlet near Ellesmere Port. Medlock’s programme of works started on April 8th and will run for 8 weeks. 

Craig Tara holiday Park – Mash & Barrel opens it’s doors to holidaymakers.March 2013

The 16 week project to extend and refurbish the Mash & Barrel restaurant and bar was successfully handed over on time on the March 8th 2013, to welcome back owners and holiday makers to the all-action, fun filed holiday destination on the Ayrshire coastline. Photographs and more details can be found on the recent projects section. 

The Old Queens Head – Oldest Pub in Sheffield refurbished.March 2013

A building steeped in history, with the timber frame dating back to 1475, Grade 2 listed Old Queens Head has been carefully upgraded by Medlock over a 3 week period for leading regional brewer Daniel Thwaites Plc.

Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport.March 2013

As an approved contractor for the North West Consortium of National Health Trusts, Medlock has carried out operating theatre upgrades at Stepping Hill Hospital on behalf of the estates department of the Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. The work was carried out at weekends to allow medical operations to continue during the week.

Contract wins.March 2013

Medlock are pleased to announce further project starts for national pub company Punch Taverns as part of their annual investment budget of £45m for 2013. The Duke of York , Buxton and The Birches Head, Stoke-on-Trent have commenced on site, The Golden Eagle in Chester is complete and open for business.

Jolly Thresher, Lymm- Open after major refurbishment.February 2013

The re-development of Hydes brewery’s  Jolly Thresher in Lymm is complete with a new dining room extension and fantastic al fresco drinking area ready for those long Summer days. A full refurbishment of the existing pub has transformed this popular countryside destination ( more details can be viewed in the recent projects section).

Tiger Tiger’s complete.February 2013

Medlock have successfully handed-over exciting and uniquely themed rooms at the ultimate party destination that is Tiger Tiger.
Details will be coming soon for the finished projects at The Light in Leeds and The Gate in Newcastle.

New Project at Craig Tara Holiday Park.February 2013

A new project to refurbish the swimming pool changing rooms at Craig Tara has commenced on site. This is in addition to the major extension of the Mash & Barrel restaurant which is due to handover on March 8th at the popular Ayrshire resort.

Contracts on site and new wins.February 2013

After the timely completions of the Foresters Arms in Telford and the Nags Head near Ashbourne, Medlock are working hard to finish The Posada Inn in Wolverhampton and The Swan with Two Necks in Rugeley for valued client Punch Taverns.
A new contract starts at The Golden Eagle, Chester which is scheduled for mid-February.

Hungry Horse, Wallsend.February 2013

Following the Sword Dancer in Sheffield, Medlock are delighted to be awarded another new-build Hungry Horse project. Situated on the North Bank of the River Tyne at Wallsend, the project starts on February 25th and will run for 24 weeks.

Jolly start to January.January 2013

Medlock are pleased to announce the commencement of a 5 week refurbishment of The Jolly Thresher at Lymm for local brewer and pub operator Hydes Brewery. Work started on Jan 3rd and the Medlock team are delighted to be part of this exciting re-development of this popular Cheshire pub restaurant. 

Another win with Admiral.January 2013

Following the pre-Christmas handover of the flood damaged ‘Bar Place’ in Hebden Bridge, Medlock have started on site at the Brewery Tavern on our doorstep here in Oldham, for national pub company Admiral Taverns.

Contract Wins.January 2013

After the successful December completions at the Roaring Meg in Biddulph, The Derwent Arms near York and the Stanley Arms in Anderton, Punch Taverns have awarded Medlock new projects at The Foresters Arms in Telford and The Swan with Two Necks in Rugeley as part of their strategy to continually invest in their property portfolio. 

Contract Wins.December 2012

Medlock are delighted to announce two contract wins for new Client Novus Leisure, the UK's largest private bar and club operator. The Tiger Tiger branded venues in Leeds and Newcastle will benefit from new exciting and innovative concepts being introduced into the multi-faceted ultimate party venues.

Annies Lounge Bar & Restaurant, Manchester.December 2012

The City Center venue is really in time for its celebrity opening night on Dec 6th, after the 6 week project received glowing references from both the client and the Interior Designer.

Shalimar in Wilmslow, Open for business.December 2012

The 5 week transformation of an existing restaurant to create The Shalimar in Wilmslow is complete with the uniquely designed Pan Asian restaurant open to the public from December 6th 2012.

Ye Olde Kings Head, Chester.November 2012

Medlock’s experience of working in sensitive ‘listed’ buildings continues with the completion of Ye Olde Kings Head in Chester, built in 1622, on foundations dating back to the 13th century. See more details of this project on the recent projects section of this website. 

Craig Tara Holiday Park.November 2012

Medlock have won their first project for a new client, Bourne Leisure who operate three of the most successful holiday brands in the UK, Haven Holidays, Warner Leisure Hotels and Butlins. 
Medlock start on site on November 19th for a 16 week contract to extend and refurbish the Mash & Barrell Lounge Cafe Bar at Craig Tara Holiday Park, on the West Coast of Scotland close to Ayr.

Contract Wins.November 2012

Medlock’s track record of delivering projects on time and to budget has led to further tender success for Punch Taverns.
The Derwent arms, Osbaldwich and the Nags Head, Ashbourne will open the week before Christmas, whilst the duke of York, Buxton and the Golden Eagle, Chester will start on site in January.

Greyfriars Therapy Centre – Stafford.November 2012

The 5 week project was successfully  handed over on time to the delight of the PCT and the professional team. See 'recent projects' section for more details.

Shalimar Restaurant, Wilmslow.October 2012

Medlock commenced on site on October 24th to create a new restaurant over a 5 week contract period for an independent owner who we have worked for previously. The £200k project will be handed-over at the end of November. 

Sword Dancer, Sheffield.October 2012

Named after the birth place of Traditional Sword Dancing in the 19th Century, this is the first new build Hungry Horse Public House to be built by Medlock for its Client, Greene King.
Despite working through one of the wettest summers on record the project handed over on programme to the delight of the project team.

Contract WinsOctober 2012

Medlock are delighted to announce the award of 5 projects for valued client Punch Taverns.
The Grapes in Lees - Oldham, Ye Olde Kings Head  - Chester, The Stanley Arms - Northwich, The Bold hotel - Southport and the Roaring Meg- Biddulph which will benefit from refurbishments ready for the Christmas Trade.

Annies Lounge & Restaurant Bar, ManchesterSeptember 2012

Medlock have been appointed to transform a derelict Grade 2 listed building in Manchester Royal Exchange into a new Lounge Bar & restaurant over 3 floors including ground, basement and lower basement just in time for the Christmas Trade.

Turners Mill, SheffieldSeptember 2012

'We are continuing to make good progress with our new build Hungry Horse pub/restaurant for Greene King, the 24 week programme has been a challenge due to the wettest Summer in living memory but with the exceptional efforts of our site team and supply chain we are working hard to achieve the original handover date in October

The shell is watertight and the internal fit-out is now underway, we will keep you posted.....

Lilleshall Hall, ShropshireSeptember 2012

The conversion of a Grade 2 listed building into bedroom accommodation has been handed over at the National Sports centre. The project was completed on time to the delight of out client. 

Greyfriars Therapy centre, StaffordSeptember 2012

Medlock commenced on site September 24th to carry out a 5 week project for new client South Staffordshire PCT, forming a new office suite for staff of the Primary Care Trust.  

Contract winsSeptember 2012

Medlock are delighted to announce 2 new project awards this month for Punch Taverns. The Grapes in Lees, Oldham will benefit from a 5 week refurbishment whilst one of the oldest pubs in Chester, Ye Olde Kings Head will undergo a £70k refurbishment in a 2 week contract period.  

New Website and BrandingAugust 2012

Moving with the times... Medlock are excited to confirm the new website and rebranding of the business, the future looks bright as we develop plans for growth.
The website has a modern appearance and contains more information about our services, our projects and our people.
Take a look around; see why Clients stay with Medlock.

The Rifleman’s Arms – WilmslowAugust 2012

Medlock have handed-over the popular community pub after a 4 week interal refurb to the delight of owner Trust Inns.

The Urmston – ManchesterAugust 2012

The transformation of a popular community public house has been successfully completed for popular local brewer J.W. Lees & Co. The £400k contract was delivered in 7 weeks. Initial reports are that the ‘new’ Urmston is trading fantastically well.

Pizza Express – LeedsJuly 2012

Medlock have followed the recent Lytham project with another successful project to upgrade the UK’s most popular pizzeria in a 2 week contract period in the Roundhay district of Leeds.

Trio of completions for Punch TavernsJuly 2012

Medlock have successfully completed three upgrades for national pub operator Punch Taverns. The Ridgeway at Blackrod, The Parkside at Prestwich and The Old Fort in Liverpool all benefited from a capital investment of circa £200k.

More contract wins for Punch TavernsJuly 2012

Further tender success for Medlock has seen four contract awards for the continuing refurbishment of the Punch estate. The Wellington at Widnes, The New Inn at Wakefield, The Olde Kings Head at Chester and the Grade 2 listed Britons Protection in central Manchester will all benefit from fast-track refurbishments.

Hungry Horse – New BrightonJune 2012

Marine Point is a new Multi-Leisure complex at the tip of the Wirral peninsular across the water from Liverpool. Medlock fitted out the developers shell to create a Hungry Horse pub/restaurant for client Greene King. 

Alderley Edge HotelJune 2012

Medlock have successfully completed the 3 week refurbishment of the brassiere at the Alderley Edge Hotel on behalf of local independent family brewer J.W.Lees & Co.

Photographs of the finished scheme are featured in the hotel section of this website

The Urmston, ManchesterJune 2012

Medlock are delighted to announce the award of a contract for major alterations and internal refurbishment for local family brewer J.W.Lees & co. 
The revamped pub will be open to the public on the 24th August.

Lilleshall Hall, ShropshireJune 2012

Medlock are pleased to announce the award of a prestigious project to transform a part of the Grade 2 listed Lilleshall Hall into bedroom accommodation at the National Sports Centre. The £300k project is due for completion in September.

The Star – KeighleyMay 2012

Medlock are an approved contractor for Punch Partnership and were delighted with the recent successful completion of the contract to refurbish The Star in Keighley. It is testament to our approach and management that we retain such great repeat business from such a respected brand. The designer for this project, Innsight, understands the brand and work professionally with Medlock to ensure consistent delivery.

Pizza Express – Lytham St AnnesMay 2012

Medlock have completed the 2 week upgrade and implementation of the new 2012 Pizza Express brand standard in time for the Summer season and “The Open” golf championship at Royal Lytham St Annes.

William Hill, CrosbyMay 2012

Following on from the recent project at Rusholme a second project for William Hill was completed on time and on budget in Crosby.

Holy Name – FazakerleyMay 2012

This 5 week refurbishment of the Holy Name social club has been completed by Medlock for valued client L.A.C.E.

Details and photographs can be seen in the case study section

Turners Mill, SheffieldMay 2012

Medlock are pleased to announce the award of a new build public house for Greene King Plc. The £1.05 million project will be a Hungry Horse brand and is located at Turners Mill, Sheffield. With a contract period of 24 weeks, built traditionally with a branded fit out.

Aysgarth Falls HotelMay 2012

Medlock’s complete renovation of the Aysgarth Falls Hotel was completed in April for new owners Steve & Heather Swann. Eleven individually designed boutique rooms and the whole of the restaurant and bar areas were completely upgraded in line with the concept of the North East based designer, Space I.D. See the case study for more details.

Per Tutti – ManchesterMay 2012

Medlock have recently completed a wonderful transformation, having converted an existing retail unit and basement into a contemporary Italian eatery. Once Medlock had negotiated the contract the team worked tirelessly with the Client and Designer to develop a strong and open working relationship generating understanding and effective decision making to ensure full delivery of the Clients expectations within the budget and timescale.

The Hop Pole – WarringtonApril 2012

Medlock have completed their first refurbishment project for new Client Trust Inns. This was a great opportunity to demonstrate Medlock’s expertise in this type of fast-track project, not only on site but from our in-house joinery manufacturing facility which provided all the bespoke joinery.

The Fernhurst – BlackburnApril 2012

With Medlock’s continued performance and recent success working for Greene King on The Moorfield (formerly The Sale Hotel), Medlock where delighted to win another high profile scheme, The Fernhurst in Blackburn. Working closely with the designer JDA and Greene King the 330k budget was met achieving the 7wk programme deadline.

William Hill – RusholmeApril 2012

Medlock have won their first refurbishment contract for William Hill. William Hill run a robust tender process ensuring best rate and best scheme, making our first win a proud achievement as we in turn have robust systems to ensure best practise at minimum risk for Client and Contractor alike.

Alderley Edge HotelApril 2012

Medlock are pleased to announce the award of the contract to refurbish The Alderley Edge Hotel for J W Lees. Working with Mark Mason Design we look forward to completing the contemporary stylish concept adopted for this site. Pictures will appear on our web-site.

The Moorfield – SaleApril 2012

Medlock have completed the refurbishment of The Sale Hotel a grade II listed building. The Client, Greene King are so delighted with the outcome that the site has been re-branded and renamed ‘The Moorfield’ and sits as a flagship site.
Not only was the bar, restaurant and kitchen refurbished but also the living accommodation over three floors. In addition all externals where made good and updated including an extended patio area and resurfacing of the car park.
The tight 14wk programme was achieved and additional works completed within the deadline date such is the focus to Client needs.

William Hill, RusholmeMarch 2012

Medlock have recently completed their first William Hill betting shop. Won in competitive tender, Medlock are proud to have played their part in their Clients implementation of the new 2012 brand standard.

The Star – KeighleyFebruary 2012

Medlock are an approved contractor for Punch Partnership and were delighted with the recent award of the contract to refurbish The Star in Keighley. It is testament to our approach and management that we retain such great repeat business from such a respected brand. The designer for this project, Innsight, understand the brand and work professionally with Medlock to ensure consistent delivery.

The Hop Pole – WarringtonFebruary 2012

Medlock recently won a contract to refurbish The Hop Pole for Trust Inns, a business that Medlock have been endeavouring to gain opportunities with over the past few months. This is a great test and opportunity to prove ourselves to a strong brand and demonstrate our capabilities not only on site but from our in-house manufacturing facility providing bespoke joinery.

The Aysgarth Falls Hotel – AysgarthJanuary 2012

Medlock have won the refurbishment and fit-out of the existing hotel at Aysgarth Falls for Steve and Heather Swann. 11no bedrooms, the restaurant and bar areas will undergo complete re-design in line with the concept developed by Space ID. The project has a ten week programme with completion in April.
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