Operators

Fresh moniker: the name change aims to reflect the company’s strategy to meet the changing needs of the upcoming generation

Charles Wells changes name to Wells & Co

By Nikkie Thatcher

Family-owned operator Charles Wells has revealed it will be changing its name to Wells & Co alongside the construction of its new flagship brewery in Bedford, which is due to reach completion next year.

Every silver lining: Greene King pub sales in 2019 have been hampered by inclement weather compared to last year

Summer rain dampens Greene King’s 2019 sales

By Stuart Stone

According to latest trading figures, sales at Greene King pubs have been hit by poor weather after a ‘return to market outperformance’ in the year to 28 April.

Coming soon: Ye Olde Six Bells Horley to reopen in autumn

Burnt out historic M&B pub Ye Olde Six Bells to reopen in autumn

By Nicholas Robinson

Vintage Inns pub the Ye Olde Six Bells in Surrey, which dates back to the 9th century, is expected to reopen this autumn following a full refurbishment after it was ravaged by fire last month, The Morning Advertiser can reveal.