Shepherd Neame

Great relationship: Shepherd Neame acquires Ship Inn pub in Herne Bay (Pictured: licensees Alan and Michele Clarke)

Shepherd Neame expands tenanted estate

By Rebecca Weller

Independent family brewer and pub company Shepheard Neame has expanded its tenanted estate with the acquisition of a historic seafront pub in the South-East.

Second site: Tom and Renata are the new licensees at the George Inn in Newnham for Shepherd Neame

Kent couple go multiple after lunch at picturesque village pub

By Gary Lloyd

A lunch date at Shepherd Neame site has led to a pub-running couple to take on their second venture with the brewer and pubco after being enamoured with the picturesque village inn. Here are some pictures of the George and the operators

Complete makeover: Admiral Tavern and Shepherd Neame invest in pubs across the country

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£2.1m ploughed into pubs this week

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

A combined sum of £2.1m has been invested in pubs this week by Admiral Taverns and Shepherd Neame.

Shepherd Neame launches second Cask Club beer of 2023

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Fire power launch from Shepherd Neame

By Gary Lloyd

Shepherd Neame has released a sequel beer for its returning Cask Club initiative called Dragonfire (4.5% ABV).

You’re bard: the Belle Vue Tavern has a backdrop known as the ‘Balcony of Kent’

Wherefore art thou Shakespeare shows?

By Gary Lloyd

Faversham-based brewer and pub operator Shepherd Neame is teaming up with Kent theatre company, Changeling, to stage open air theatre at two of its picturesque pubs this summer.

Blue sky thinking: 'The level of optimism and positivity in the business, after a very, very challenging period, is sky high at the moment,' Shepherd Neame CEO Jonathan Neame said

‘Number one priority is to restore the business’

By Stuart Stone

Sharing a heartland with Covid-19’s ‘Kent variant’ has seen the vast majority of Shepherd Neame’s 300-odd sites shuttered for more than five months. As such, CEO Jonathan Neame is looking forward to what he believes will be a ‘very good summer’.

Path to recovery: 'this is the first time in the company’s long history of over 300 years that our business has been interrupted,

Shepherd Neame banks £25m ahead of July restart

By Stuart Stone

Kent-based brewer and pub operator Shepherd Neame has agreed a £25m borrowing facility through the Government’s Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS).

Phased reopening: Shepherd Neame plans to resume trading at 40 managed pubs and at least 150 tenanted sites as soon as possible

Shepherd Neame to reopen almost 200 pubs in July

By Stuart Stone

Kent-based brewer and pub operator Shepherd Neame expects to resume trading at least two thirds (190) of its pubs before the end of July, according to chief executive Jonathan Neame.

Pub business: Jonathan Neame said he was excited about the prospect of reopening

Shepherd Neame reveals reopening rent plan

By Nikkie Thatcher

Kent brewer and operator Shepherd Neame has announced a phased rent proposal for its licensees after the anticipated reopening of pubs on 4 July.

Staff support: Jonathan Neame has said his staff have shown ‘great spirit’ and they will resume their roles in the future

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Shepherd Neame puts 85% of workforce on stand-by

By Emily Hawkins

Brewer and pub operator Shepherd Neame has announced its plans for staff payment, which includes asking 85% of its employees to not work and a temporary salary reduction for higher paid staff who are still working.

Positive: Shepherd Neame posts strong sales results (pic: Jonathan Neame)

‘Food pubs are not dead’ says Shepherd Neame boss

By Nicholas Robinson

Recent upheaval in the casual-dining sphere does not signal the death of the eating-out market, but highlights the pitfalls of “putting all your eggs in one basket” instead of offering variety, according to Shepherd Neame chief executive Jonathan Neame....

Positive outlook: chief executive Jonathan Neame

No room for mediocre pubs, says Shepherd Neame boss

By Nicholas Robinson

Shepherd Neame’s focus on revitalising its managed pub estate through investment and acquisition has provided great profits for the Kent-based operator, but that does not signal the demise of the independents.

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Shepherd Neame flaunts new corporate rebrand

By Sara Hussein

Shepherd Neame, one of the country’s oldest brewers, is poised to flaunt its new branding after revealing the concept yesterday (Tuesday 27 September).