Sussex Inns will open its sixth site at The William Hardwicke at Bognor Regis following a \u00a3275k refurbishment with Star Pubs and Bars.\r\n\r\nThe investment has transformed The William Hardwicke throughout with contemporary d\u00e9cor and fittings.\u00a0\r\n\r\nNew features include booth seating with mini-screens, a cocktail bar and a faux flower selfie wall. The project has also made sports a focus with the installation of four screens inside and a weatherproof 80-inch screen outside.\r\n\r\nIn addition, the pub\u2019s beer garden, which seats 200 people, has also undergone reconstruction, adding an outside bar serving draught beer and a 9m x 9m giant umbrella to cover much of the area in rainy weather.\r\n\r\nDugald Macer, operations director for the South East at Star Pubs and Bars said: \u201cWe\u2019ve been delighted to support Sussex Inns at The William Hardwicke. They\u2019re incredibly professional operators with a real understanding of the local market.\u00a0\r\n\r\n\u201cTheir business model for The William Hardwicke taps into multiple revenue opportunities and unlocks the pub\u2019s massive potential. The pub looks superb and, with staycationing on the increase, is set for a fantastic summer.\u201d\r\n\r\nThe Sussex Inns\u2019 estate encompasses a range of hospitality venues including hotels, bars and nightclubs. Its sites include The Town House at Arundel, The Horton Inn at Wimborne, The Playground in Portsmouth, and The Vestry and Southgate Sushi, both in Chichester.