BrewDog secures site in Hackney

BrewDog, the bar chain and craft brewer, has secured a new London site formerly home to Birthdays bar and club venue in Dalston, Hackney.

BrewDog stated on its website: 'This eclectic North East community in London is full of amazing spots to eat and drink, however getting your hands on a fresh, amazing pint is hard to come by. Hence why we are so excited about opening an amazing spot on Stoke Newington Road.'

Formed in 2007 from a stall, BrewDog, which currently has over 40 UK bars and 1,000 employees, continues to take over the bar scene with more openings planned here and abroad.

New UK sites to open include: Carlisle, Manchester - a second site in the city for the brand, Inverurie and Peterhead - both in Aberdeenshire, where the founders hail from