WE love to shine the spotlight on local venues where we can go and socialise with family and friends.

This time we have taken to the bright lights and the attraction that is The Broadway in Accrington to find out more about the reasons for their success.

Name of the pub

The Broadway

Address of the pub:

1 Burnley Rd, Accrington, BB5 1AR

Landlord/landlady name:

Kevin Chadwick

How long have you been the landlord/landlady for?

12.5 years

Bar staff and their names:

8 bar staff - Ceejay, Dina, Kirsty, Gaz, Damo, Ethan, Kim and Alexis

Give us some history of the pub

Built in the late 1800’s and formerly the Peels Arms Hotel of Massey’s Burnley brewing company, followed by Charringtons, then a bass house before being purchased by Amber Taverns Ltd about 15 year ago

Is food served? Is so what’s on the menu?

No food, wet-led only

Is there a beer garden

Street in front is our beer garden

Do you have any darts/snooker/pool teams

Sadly not

Most popular drink served is:


Most memorable moment at the pub

Recent charity event on the day of the Kings Coronation when we had the street closed off. There was an outdoor stage with singers, tombola, BBQ and stalls and raised over £1,600 for Help for Heroes.

Do you have an entertainment line-up?

We have “Wacky Wednesday” every week with pints from £2.00 a pint with karaoke from 2-5, and karaoke every Friday and Saturday night from 8.30pm. We also have regular fancy dress parties.

Have you faced any challenges within the industry

Being in lockdown during Covid had a large impact as it changed peoples drinking habits, but we’ve thankfully now returned to a thriving business with a booming daytime and weekend trade

The best thing about running a pub is

Meeting so many new faces and receiving so many compliments when they leave

The worst thing about running a pub is..

The lack of sleep

The perfect hangover cure is...

A good fry-up and a glass of fresh orange, oh...and two paracetamol.