Best Bar None Norwich Trade Launch a great success!

Just about every bar, club and venue in Norwich was represented at the Best Bar None Norwich Trade Launch held at the Assembly House on Tuesday 24 April.

The meeting, presented by Scheme Managers Steph Butcher and Glenn Hoy, was designed to share with the owners and managers how Best Bar None Norwich could and would bring together local and national organisations, companies and people with the key objective of making the night-time economy a safer place to be.

Best Bar none recognizes high-level practices in licensed premises, by way of an assessment of key criteria such as: security, drinks & drunkenness, drugs, public safety, first aid and fire safety and building safety.

There was a lively question and answer session with those who had experience of how Best Bar None works in one of the 100+ other schemes running throughout the UK sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm for the Norwich scheme.

At the end of the meeting the attendees were asked to register their interest in joining Best Bar None Norwich and the take up was excellent. Steph Butcher commenting, ”We have exceeded our initial expectations with over 25 of the major Norwich outlets and venues already committing to the scheme. This is superb news for everybody connected with the night-time economy in our fine City.”

Licensees who were not able to attend can contact Glenn or Steph for more information on 01603 224 880 or by emailing

There is also a chance for licensees to find out how the scheme works on a practical level when the City Centre Licensing Forum holds their next meeting at Vodka Revolution on Queen Street Norwich at 3pm on Wednesday 2 May. Forum vice chairman and general manager at Vodka Revolution Matt Glister has more details about this meeting on 01603 858483.

For more information:

Contact: Glenn Hoy
Tel: 01603 224 880