An Ilkeston pub has re-opened after its £250,000 revamp

An Ilkeston pub has re-opened its doors to the community after an investment of £250,000.

Monday, 17th August 2020, 2:19 pm

The award-winning Craft Union Pub Company has refurbished and rejuvenated The Kings Head, on Market Place in Ilkeston, as part of its ongoing commitment to putting quality pubs back in the heart of communities.

And experienced operator Dorothy Wyville, who previously ran Craft Union’s Blue Bell Inn in Alfreton, has joined the Kings Head bringing her unrivalled knowledge of the Ilkeston community.

Dorothy said: “I’m delighted to have taken over the management of The Kings Head.

The Kings Head, in Market Place, Ilkeston

"It is a brilliant pub at the heart of Ilkeston, and I’m dedicated to doing all I can to give back to the local community.

“My focus has always been my customers and the community I live and breathe, so to work with a company like Craft Union with its values so deeply ingrained in serving the communities it operates in, is just fantastic.”

Frazer Grimbleby, Operations Director of Craft Union, added: “Every decision we make at Craft Union is with the community in mind, and we strive to understand the needs of each community we operate in. The Kings Head really feeds into our ethos of pubs playing a central role in the lives of their customers.”

The refurbishment has seen a complete refresh of interior and exterior of The Kings Head, in line with their original feature s and t he design is intended to create the feeling of a home away from home.

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