157-cover restaurant launches with £1.2m investment

Rob and Heather Copley with Lindsay Crooks, senior relationship manager at Royal Bank of Scotland. Photograph by Richard Walker
A Pontefract farm shop has launched its own restaurant after securing £1.2m in funding. Farmer Copley’s has launched Beast, a 157-cover restaurant, and Moo cafe at its site i It said that it was on track to increase revenue by 43% this year to £3m as a result. Farmer Copley’s secured the funding from the Royal Bank of Scotland, to launch the restaurant and cafe. Work started on site in December 2015 to convert a barn outbuilding. The opening of the venue has created 20 new jobs, growing staff numbers to 65 people. ... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...