Pub estate of Leeds Brewery sold in deal

One of Yorkshire's better-known breweries has been sold to North East family brewer Camerons.

Alex Nelson pulls a pint of Leeds Brewery's YEP 125 years of the Yorkshire Evening Post ale, which is on sale at the Midnight Bell in Leeds.

Camerons will acquire the complete group of seven pubs from the Leeds Brewery estate, including venues such as the Lamb & Flag and The Midnight Bell in Leeds, as well as York’s Duke of York.

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No jobs will be lost as a result of the sale and Leeds Brewery will continue to brew their range of beers which will still be sold across the group.

Sam Moss, Owner of Leeds Brewery said “We are delighted that, in Camerons Brewery, we have found an ambitious, family run company that shares our commitment to quality and service, who will be able to take the pub estate to the next level.

Finance for the acquisition was provided by HSBC and professional advisors, Watson Burton, UNW & Grant Thornton assisted Camerons Brewery on the transaction.