Wear Inns

John Sands

The Big Interview: John Sands, Admiral Taverns chairman

By Phil Mellows

John Sands' retirement is not going well. Eleven years after leaving the industry, his love of pubs has drawn him back into a leading role. Phil Mellows meets the new chairman of Admiral Taverns.

Wear Inns is looking to acquire more pubs

Wear Inns back on acquisition trail after strong results

By John Harrington

Wear Inns, the 26-strong northern pub operator, is “back on the acquisitions trail” and is looking to buy larger premises, managing director John Weir has told the Publican's Morning Advertiser sister title M&C Report.

New investment: Wear Inns receives financial boost to aid growth strategy

Wear Inns gains £10m investment

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

The Business Growth Fund (BGF) and NVM Private Equity (NVM) have announced they plan to invest £10m into Wear Inns, the North east England-based pub operator, to further aid its growth strategy.

Townhouse: sold to Wear Inns

Wear Inns acquires Cougar Leisure pub

By Martyn Leek, M&C Report

Cougar Leisure, the bar business led by Julian Sargeson, has sold the Townhouse pub in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside to Wear Inns.