The Caerphilly Cwtch has become the 100th pub in Enterprise Inns managed estate, under 18 months since the company aunched the strategy.

The pub, in Caerphilly, Wales, is in the final stages of a major refurbishment.

The new operator is Sara Burton, the sister of the former licensee who managed the pub when it was known as the Irish Tymes.

Sara said: "After eight fantastic years of running the Irish Tymes the staff and myself are looking forward to the working in partnership with Craft Union to further cement our position within the community providing a much needed community focused pub."

There are currently 70 pubs in the wet-led Craft Union division which is now spreading south after launching in the north of England.

Other managed ventures by Enterprise include the London-based Bermondsey Pub Company and Enterprise Managed Investments.

Enterprise chief executive Simon Townsend (pictured above) said: "Not only does this news demonstrate the excellent progress we are making against our strategy of growing our managed estate, but more significantly, it is the perfect example of our purpose to put great pubs back at the heart of local communities."