The Scribbling Mill in Leeds has opened its doors following a major refurbishment and fit out project, completed by Marcon.
Marcon were appointed as principal contractor to deliver the refurbishment works and complete the fit out of the two-story unit to provide a new pub for national chain JD Wetherspoons.
Based on a classic Victorian pub, it has suspended feature ceiling rafts, warm panelling details and a glazed tile back bar. The new venue also has its own beer garden area.
The pub’s name is inspired by the history and heritage of South Leeds. Morley, the home of White Rose, was once famous for its textile industry. A local heritage site – The Crank Mill was the first steam powered Mill in the country, built in 1790. It was a ‘scribbling mill’, where wool was combed and prepared for spinning.
The new pub is located at the White Rose shopping centre and will create around 50 jobs for the local community.
Steven Foster, Centre Director at White Rose Shopping Centre, said: “We’re excited to welcome The Scribbling Mill Wetherspoons pub to The Village at White Rose. It will be a great addition to our existing mix of retail, restaurants, and leisure, and we’re sure our visitors will enjoy the new venue.”