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Pride Park, Derby.

Once again working with the Greene King Brewery, Wedge-wood have just started another ‘Hungry Horse’ venue with the refurbishment of the Pride Park public house in Derby. Within the shadows of Derby County FC’s Pride Park football ground the 8 week contract started earlier this month to ‘bring back to life’ a pub that has been closed for the last 18 months. Working this time with local designers J2 Design, the contract is programmed for completion and reopening well in time for the start of the 2012 Olympic Games.

The Beeches, Great Barr, Birmingham

January 2012 saw the Bury St Edmunds based brewery Greene King set about the redevelopment and refurbishment of The Beeches public house in Great Barr Birmingham. Taking the familiar role of Principal Contractor for the contract Wedge-wood transformed what was a typical 70’s pub (bar, lounge, function room), into a bright, fully open planned family dining venue to the Greene Kings ‘Hungry Horse’ theme. Working with Wakefield based PDS Design, the 10 week contract was successfully completed on time and within budget.

Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre

Early 2010 saw the reopening of the new Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre and Wedge-wood Construction were contracted to supply and fix a number of bar counters and furniture during the final few months of the contract. Working with the timber and stainless steel designs, Stage door reception desk furniture and bar counters for the Scott Foyer Bar, Gallery Bar, Swan Bar and Interval Drinks Bar were all produced and fitted to strict specifications and time constraints for the main contractors Mace and GF Tomlinson.