Stonegate Pub Company is looking to convert a further site to its Town Pub & Kitchen format, to sit under the Tank & Paddle brand.

Plans have been submitted to Westminster City Council to change the signage at its Slug & Lettuce site on Artillery Row near Victoria. It follows plans to convert its Missoula bar and grill in York, which MCA reported last month.

Simon Longbottom, chief executive, told MCA: “We have had a lot of success with some of the smaller Slug & Lettuce sites with turning them into Town & Kitchen sites so that’s the plan with the Victoria site.”

He said the site had been performing well but that he thought there was more of an opportunity with the Town Pub & Kitchen offer.

Longbottom added that Stonegate had no current plans to convert any more London Slug & Lettuce sites to the Tank & Paddle format.

Stonegate acquired two of Novus Leisure’s three Tank & Paddle sites (Bishopsgate and Minster Court) as part of a package of 15 sites from Novus in July last year. It was also understood to have acquired the Tank & Paddle brand as part of the deal.

Longbottom told MCA last month that it wasn’t rolling out the Tank & Paddle format, but that it “is a name that we like” and was representative of the offer it has under its Town Pub & Kitchen format of tankards of beers, and pizzas served on boards.

“That’s not to say we won’t take some lessons from the two Tank & Paddles but we have only just started working with the teams there,” he said.