STOKES CELEBRATES ONE YEAR AT THE LAWN

LINCOLN’S most well-loved coffee brand is celebrating one year at The Lawn and to mark the occasion Stokes Tea & Coffee held an informal event at the historic complex.

Located in the notable uphill area of Lincoln city centre, the event was held last week (Friday 28 Sept) at The Lawn Café and attended by more than 50 people including tenants and Stokes staff.

Stokes Tea & Coffee transformed the historic site with an extensive £2million refurbishment which took two years to complete. This renovation turned The Lawn into one of Lincoln’s top destinations with a café, barista training centre, theatre, restaurant, offices and shops as well as serving as the brand’s headquarters for coffee roasting and distributing.

Nick Peel, managing director at Stokes, said: “We have loved our first year at The Lawn – it was a big move to relocate from Mint Lane where the business had been based for more than 40 years, however it has definitely been worth it.

“Seeing The Lawn come back to life after a tumultuous history has been really lovely and the site now has a lively, vibrant feel thanks to all the retail, food and drink outlets and office’s we’ve supported this year.

“The move has also been great for the business as we now have the space to expand our operation. Our new headquarters enable us to treble the production and distribution of our ethically-sourced tea and coffee products. We are in a great position to grow our number of suppliers, and are confident our offering will see Stokes become a mark of quality in the tea and coffee market.

“It’s been a fantastic year and so an event with all the people who helped make our first year so successful seemed like the perfect way to mark the occasion and we can’t wait to celebrate many more anniversaries at The Lawn.”

For further information visit www.stokes-coffee.co.uk or follow @StokesCoffee on Twitter.