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Books & beer!

Books & beer!

Oxfordshire publican Dan Redfern is opening a library and IT hub at his pub The Cherry Tree Inn in Stoke Row to help support local residents as the country moves out of lockdown. Dan Redfern, who runs the Brakspear pub with his partner Natalie Redfern, decided to transform a small room into the library, with…

We’re recruiting – join our finance team!

We’re recruiting – join our finance team!

If you’re looking for your first step on the career ladder to a job in finance then we have the perfect job for you! Role: Level 2 Accounts/Finance Assistant Apprenticeship Location: Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire Salary:  £15,000 p.a. Working hours: 37.5 hours per week incorporating Apprenticeship study time Overview At Brakspear, the oldest family-run company in Oxfordshire,…

PUBS EAGERLY AWAIT LOCKDOWN EASING

PUBS EAGERLY AWAIT LOCKDOWN EASING

From Monday 12th April, pubs can re-open their gardens and outdoor space. Many Brakspear pubs are counting down the days to welcome customers back in again and so here’s your handy guide to which pubs are taking table bookings, have outdoor heaters and even those who will welcome the dog you got during Lockdown too….

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….

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…