Shepherd Neame acquires iconic inn near Tunbridge Wells

06 March 2012

Shepherd Neame has acquired the Camden Arms Hotel in Pembury, near Tunbridge Wells, for an undisclosed sum.The renowned 15-room inn has welcomed locals and travellers for more than 200 years.

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Board Changes

28 February 2012

As previously announced on 28 October 2011, Shepherd Neame Limited advises that Mark Rider (35) has today been appointed to the Board as Finance & IT Director. He replaces Ken Littlefair who steps down from the Board on the same date and retires from the Company at the end of March 2012.Ken Littlefair joined Shepherd Neame in 2000 when he was appointed to the Board.

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Greewich pub's £50,000 refurbishment includes fish and chip shop

17 February 2012

The Spanish Galleon Tavern, Greenwich, has been given a £50,000 refurbishment, with two of its bars redecorated with comfortable new furniture and stylish fittings and the third transformed into a fish and chip shop serving customers and passers-by.

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New head brewer relishes working with Kentish hops

16 February 2012

Shepherd Neame’s new head brewer is relishing the opportunity to work with an award-winning brewing team and top quality local hops at Britain’s oldest brewer.Richard Frost, 54, has more than 30 years’ experience in the industry and was site manager and head brewer at the Wolverhampton brewery, part of Marston’s plc, since 2003.“I am honoured to be the head brewer of Britain’s oldest brewer,” said

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Wine bar opens at historic London pub

15 February 2012

The Jamaica Wine House, one of the City’s most iconic pubs, has opened a new wine bar in its former cellar. Tucked away in St Michael’s Alley off Cornhill and Lombard Street, The Jamaica Wine House now includes Todd’s Wine Bar in a bespoke venue downstairs. The intimate bar, a complementary feature to the bustling pub above, offers a variety of the finest wine from Todd’s the Wine Company, as well

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