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Brakspear managed estate reaches 15 with Maidenhead pub purchase

Brakspear managed estate reaches 15 with Maidenhead pub purchase

Pub operator and brewer Brakspear has purchased the Golden Ball near Maidenhead, taking its managed estate up to 15 sites. The Golden Ball is sited in Pinkneys Green, a village outside Maidenhead. The pub has seating for 110 customers inside as well as a large patio and garden. Food includes fresh hand-stretched pizzas, burgers and…

Top Brakspear tenants rewarded at annual awards

Top Brakspear tenants rewarded at annual awards

 Pub operator and brewer Brakspear has recognised licensees from eight of its tenanted and leased pubs at its 2019 Hospitality Awards. At an awards ceremony held at the Little Angel in Henley-on-Thames, the winning tenants were presented with a plaque and £500 – which Brakspear is doubling to £1,000 if they choose to spend it…

Jazz & Blues Week back for seventh year

Jazz & Blues Week back for seventh year

Winter’s approaching and the days are getting shorter, colder and greyer. So find cheer indoors with a pint of warming ale and some lively tunes in one of the local pubs hosting the Brakspear Jazz & Blues Week, returning for its seventh year. Running from 8-17 November, the festival features some amazing musicians across the…

‘Beer deal’ offered to Ed Sheeran as musician opens pub

‘Beer deal’ offered to Ed Sheeran as musician opens pub

Brakspear is offering musical mega star Ed Sheeran a ‘deal’ on a firkin or two of its flagship Brakspear Gravity ale for his new pub in west London. The Morning Advertiser reported that Sheeran has opened a pub on the Portobello Road, just a few months after he visited Henley-on-Thames and completed Brakspear’s Ale Trail. Brakspear…

Brakspear celebrates ‘Decade Club’ of long servers

Brakspear celebrates ‘Decade Club’ of long servers

Henley brewer and pub operator Brakspear recently hosted a celebration for members of its ‘Decade Club’ of landlords, landladies and head office staff with at least 10 years’ service.  In total, the 25 guests attending have racked up an impressive 294 years’ service with Brakspear. The special lunch, held at the Little Angel in Remenham,…

Brakspear reports results for 2018

Brakspear reports results for 2018

J T Davies & Sons, the parent company for Henley-based pub operator and brewer Brakspear, increased its turnover during the year ending 31 December 2018 by 12%, to £31.8m which generated EBITDA of £8.7m, up 13% on the previous year. Profit before tax over the same period was £5.4m,  representing a 12% increase on 2017….