• Pub of the Week - Hop Pole

    19 November 2013

    Wandsworth pub the Hop Pole, famed for its first-class real ales and lagers, has reopened after a £60,000 refurbishment by brewer Shepherd Neame. A traditional community local overlooking the beautiful, grade II listed Wandsworth Park, the pub has been completely redecorated and updated.  The pub now sports a new bar, wooden flooring, lighting and re-upholstered furniture as well as a new fireplac

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  • Major Investment in Landmark Sheppey Pub

    18 November 2013

    One of the Isle of Sheppey’s most iconic buildings, the award-winning Royal Hotel, Sheerness, is to be given a refurbishment costing more than £100,000 by brewers Shepherd Neame. It is the brewery’s second major recent investment on the island following the successful £350,000 relaunch of The Aviator, Queenborough, and Shepherd Neame is seeking a new licensee to run the business. The Royal Hotel,

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  • Geoff Rambler donates proceeds from his book to Combat Stress

    16 November 2013

    November 12th saw Shepherd Neame chief executive, Jonathan Neame, hand over the proceeds from Geoff  Rambler’s (aka Geoff Ettridge) book Heroic Yomps to Combat Stress representative Michelle Campbell. 

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  • Full Steam Ahead for Refurbished Reigate Pub

    12 November 2013

    Reigate pub the Prince of Wales, Holmesdale Road has reopened after a £120,000 refurbishment by brewer Shepherd Neame, which has been inspired by the pub’s railway history. Named after a steam train and situated adjacent to Reigate station, the pub dates back to the 1850s and was formerly a railway building owned by British Rail. 

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  • Brewery Visitor Centre Shortlisted for Award

    07 November 2013

    Shepherd Neame’s award-winning Visitor Centre has been shortlisted for the Beautiful South Excellence Awards 2013-2014. The awards celebrate the best in tourism across the South East, with Britain’s oldest brewer being one of four finalists in the Small Attraction category. The visitor centre has much to offer; with two-hour daytime guided tours running most days.   Visitors are taken through the

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