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See brewers' £1m plans to revitalise 19th century pub, create jobs and 'transform' town's profile

A Market Drayton brewery has revealed ambitious £1m plans that it said will "transform" the market town.

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Joule's Brewery has unveiled its plans to "transform" Market Drayton, with hopes for 11 new jobs, a new events space and the relocation of the town's museum.

A large part of the plans include a proposal for a pub next to the brewery, The Stags Head, which the company bought last year.

As well as a complete refurbishment, which the brewers say will "provide a theatrical and deeply satisfying quintessential pub experience", Joule's hopes to extend the pub with a new building to cater for events.

The company hopes to use the new two-storey building, which will sit on one side of the brewery's courtyard, for private bookings, live music, civic occasions and town events.

Joule's also says it is working with the Drayton Civic Society to relocate its museum to the site.