Our Story

16 Hospitality Ltd owns and operates a variety of pub, bar, hotel and restaurant businesses. Owned predominantly by Edward Barlow and the Timpson family, the company’s aim is to become one of the leading independent hospitality operations in North Wales and the North West of England, with a range of characterful hospitality venues in its portfolio.

The vision that underpins all of 16 Hospitality’s individual venues is that each customer is delighted by every aspect of their visit. The highest quality service and food are equally as important as is a great pint and a perfect log fire. Guest experience at each of 16 Hospitality’s sites is key – whether it’s a premium community pub, a gourmet restaurant or a family hotel.

16 Hospitality is run by a collection of brilliant people that aspire to do what they do better everyday.

Part of the company’s commitment to this vision is its bespoke training programme that exceeds the boundaries of normal qualifications and experiences on offer. The Hub’s ‘rookies’ are recruited for personality and flair, and learn from the very best, whilst accruing important sector experiences and skills, thanks to experience days hosted by carefully selected partners. 

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Our hospitality training programme is open to all ages, whether 18 or 65, all year round. The only requirements are that applicants hold no previous experience and have a strong work ethic.

As well as gaining formal qualifications accredited by City & Guilds, ‘rookies’ will experience what it means to work in the day-to-day operation of hospitality venues, as well as have the unique opportunity to experience exciting and informative external trips with a range of established hospitality partners.

“What we want to offer at The Hub is not only a practical training programme but life-changing experiences, beginning with being handed an alarm clock to help with those early mornings and a ‘rookie’ badge. Those who succeed will not only receive graduation honours, they will receive a job guarantee at either one of our venues or one of our carefully selected partners.” 

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