Marbury Restaurants & Taverns, the Wigan-based group, has been placed into receivership. The group, which is led by Roger Parker, former managing director for on trade at Carlsberg Tetley, operated a 11-strong estate of freehold and leasehold sites across Lancashire. Six of the freehold sites have been placed on the market with Sanderson Weatherall, with prices ranging from £110,000 to £260,000. The package has a combined value of £1.1m. The sites include the Caledonian in Ashton in Makerfield; The Flat House in Liverpool; and the Sun Inn in Failsworth, Manchester. Begbies Traynor has been appointed as receivers to the company.