Colonel Luke Ltd was formed in 2016 by ex-members and friends of The Staffordshire Regiment along with current serving soldiers of the Mercian Regiment.


The sole intention of forming Colonel Luke C.I.C was to purchase and run the Kings Head, thus securing its



Over 300 hundred donations were received in order to do this in just over five weeks.


We believe that this is a first for any regiment of the British Army to own and run not only a pub but also its very own birth place.  


The day to day running of the pub is controlled by our very own Stafford and experienced landlord Ransford Thomas.

He is accompanied by  a fantastic team  who will always serve you  with a welcoming smile



We stock some great real ales and our own specially brewed Lillingston's Regimental Ale  

Botles of Watchman Ale are on sale and all profits from the Watchman Ale is donated to the Regimental Museum.

Landord Ransford Thomas

The Staffordshire Regimental Moto Ich Dien " I Serve "

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About The Kings Head