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Brakspear Reports Results for 2019

Brakspear Reports Results for 2019

J T Davies & Sons, the parent company for Henley-based pub operator and brewer Brakspear, increased its turnover during the year ending 29 December 2019 by 11%, to £35.3m which generated record EBITDA before exceptional items of £10.0m up 15% on the prior year. Profit Before Tax was £6.4m up 18% on the prior year….

Brakspear presents final cheque to Mind

Brakspear presents final cheque to Mind

Pub operator and brewer Brakspear has presented a cheque for £31,296 to Mind, the leading mental health charity, after a year-long fundraising drive across the company’s 130 pubs. Brakspear’s pub and head office teams raised money in variety of ways, ranging from the simple but effective collection tin on the bar to events lasting a…

Brakspear purchases new pub in Cotswolds

Brakspear purchases new pub in Cotswolds

Pub operator and brewer Brakspear has purchased the Egypt Mill in Nailsworth, near Stroud. The historic pub offers dining, accommodation and a thriving wedding and functions business. A converted mill, the site dates back to the 16th century, and the restaurant overlooks the river running through the grounds. Each of the 32 bedrooms has been…

Rooms at the top! Brakspear wins national award for accommodation

Rooms at the top! Brakspear wins national award for accommodation

  Henley brewer and pub operator Brakspear has been named Best Accommodation Operator in the country after scooping the title at the Publican Awards 2020. The trophy was presented by comedian Rob Beckett at an awards ceremony in London. The Publican Awards, run by leading pub magazine The Morning Advertiser, are open to pubs across…

Local licensees celebrate 30 years with Brakspear

Local licensees celebrate 30 years with Brakspear

  The landlord and landlady at a local pub are celebrating 30 years of working with Henley pub operator and brewer Brakspear.  Graham ‘Curly’ Chandler and wife Jean at the Rainbow in Middle Assendon will hit the impressive service milestone on 30 January. The Chandlers started their hospitality career in January 1990 at the Coach…

Brakspear reaches finals of national competition

Brakspear reaches finals of national competition

Henley-based brewer and pub operator Brakspear has reached the finals of the Publican Awards 2020, a national competition that rewards the best operators in the UK pub industry. The company is through to the finals for Best Accommodation Operator, winners of which will be announced in March. The Publican Awards, run by leading pub magazine…

Celebrating 40 years in Wargrave

Celebrating 40 years in Wargrave

Jayne Worrall, tenant at the Bull in Wargrave, recently celebrated her 40th anniversary of first arriving in Wargrave, on 8 January 1980.  Jayne has been in charge of the Bull for 21 years on and off and won a number of awards in that time, including including Pub of the Year in 2003, which she describes…