Five pubs from competing pub companies have teamed up to make a joint donation to The Tower of London Remembers Project. A total of £38,000 has been donated from the Hung, Drawn and Quartered (Fuller’s), The Oyster Shed (Youngs), the New Moon (Greene King), The Liberty Bounds (J.D. Wetherspoon) and All Bar One, Byward Street (Mitchells & Butlers).
Having experienced incredible trade as a result of the success of the evolving installation of ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’, which saw 888,246 ceramic poppies progressively fill the Tower of London’s famous moat, these five competing pubs have together pledged to make a donation to the six charities benefitting from The Tower of London Remembers project.
Simon Emeny, Chief Executive of Fuller’s, said: “The Tower of London Project is no less than a phenomenon. It has gripped everyone’s imagination this summer and we, along with the other four pubs, have seen a large increase in the number of customers. We have benefitted from this spectacle so it is an honour to be able to give something back and share that benefit with the six deserving charities.”
The Tower of London Remembers project helped support six service charities in the UK. These six charities which this donation will be split equally between are Cobseco, Combat Stress, Coming Home, Help for Heroes, the Royal British Legion and the Soldiers, Sailors, Airman and Families Association (SSAFA)
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From left to right: Kathryn Harvey from the New Moon (Greene King), Jacek Jaremek of the All Bar One, Byward Street (Mitchells & Butlers), Magda Wojtun from the Hung, Drawn and Quartered (Fuller’s), Jay Blowers from The Liberty Bounds (J.D. Wetherspoon) and Hannah Almond from The Oyster Shed (Youngs).
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Fuller, Smith and Turner P.L.C. is an independent traditional family brewer founded in 1845 and is based at the historic Griffin Brewery in Chiswick, London, where brewing has taken place continuously since 1654. The Company runs 181 Managed Pubs and Hotels and 205 Tenanted pubs, with a focus on outstanding cask ale, great wine, exemplary service and delicious fresh, home-cooked food. The Company also has 641 boutique bedrooms in its Managed estate and owns a 51% share of The Stable, a craft cider and pizza restaurant business. Fuller’s pub estate stretches from Brighton to Birmingham and from Portishead to the Greenwich Peninsula, including 168 locations within the M25.
The Fuller’s Beer Company brews a portfolio of premium beers including London Pride, ESB, Organic Honey Dew and Frontier Craft Lager. In June 2013, the Company acquired Cornish Orchards, a craft cider maker producing a range of award-winning ciders and premium soft drinks. Fuller’s is also the UK distributor for Sierra Nevada, the premier US craft beer.
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