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The swan at forton reopens

Written by on July 28, 2020

Regional Brewer Joule’s Brewery is delighted to announce the opening of its newest Brewery Taphouse, The Swan Hotel, Forton. The pub has now opened it’s doors to the public [Friday 24th July 2020].

Over the last 6months, a team of highly skilled craftsmen have worked to reinstate the grandeur and quality back to the Swan Hotel. The Brewery spent months searching for the right pieces to honour the site, a particularly unique project as it’s the Brewery’s first step into Hotels.

The Swan will focus on fresh, seasonal food all locally sourced, exceptional service and of course have a fine range of ales and beers sourced from the Brewery just 11miles down the road.

Alex Marsh, Landlord at the Swan, adds ‘We’re delighted to be taking on the reins of this fantastic pub, we have always admired the Swan from afar and now myself and my brother Rich can’t wait to meet the locals and show everyone the great refurbishment.’

Joule’s has invested £250,000.00 on the site, including some beautiful reclaimed panelling from a mansion in Lowestoft. Victoria Colclough, Brand Director for the Brewery, adds, ‘The Walnut Room is of exceptional quality, made of solid English Walnut, featuring four pairs of pilasters, each hand-carved and tapering. Two very finely carved central fireplaces of classical design and with a hand-carved monogram ‘HH’ make up the centrepiece. When we saw the pieces, they were a perfect match for the Swan to reflect the pubs quality and our ambition for its bright future’ Joule’s added their own gilded monogram during the reinstallation of the panels at the Swan Hotel in 2020.


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