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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….

Eat Out To Help Out continues!

Eat Out To Help Out continues!

As the Government Eat Out To Help Out scheme comes to a close on Monday 31st August 2020, some of our pubs are keen to keep it going by funding their own offers into September. Lee Cooper at the Connaught in Hove said: “It’s been great, so many have flocked to the pub at the…

Popular pub set to re-open

Popular pub set to re-open

The Little Angel in Henley-on-Thames is set to re-open on Friday 4th September under new management. David Thompson is taking on this historic pub following on from his success at the Belgian Arms in Holyport, which he’s been running for three years. David said “We can’t wait to open the doors and get the Little…

Landlord returns to popular pub

Landlord returns to popular pub

The Crown in Playhatch is welcoming back former landlord Ted Docherty just over a year after he left. Ted ran the Crown for just over ten years before deciding to focus solely on the White Hart in Nettlebed (also a Brakspear pub), which he’s ran since 2010. The Crown is due to re-open its doors…

Mostly Open For Business

Mostly Open For Business

As we’re sure you know, pubs could open from the 4th July 2020 after a forced closure due to Covid-19. Many of our pubs are now open but we recommend you check the pub’s website or social media accounts to check the details as there may be reduced opening hours. Things are subject to change…

White Hart supports community in crisis

White Hart supports community in crisis

The White Hart in Nettlebed near Henley is offering a range of grocery items for collection from the pub.  All transactions are done online to avoid close contact, and the village has created a rota to ensure that those able to collect are also doing so for more vulnerable people who have been advised not…

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…