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21st October 2021

Multiple operator takes 6th site with Greene King Pub Partners

The Three Horseshoes Headingley, Leeds

Multiple pub operator Chris Windle of Your Friendly Local Limited, Yorkshire has taken his 6th pub with Greene King Pub Partners.  The Three Horseshoes in Headingley has undergone a £150,000 joint investment converting the famous Otley Run venue into a music and sports pubs.  Large screens have been introduced throughout and the décor celebrates the sporting history in the area.  A large ceiling mural depicts Headingley Stadium and feature walls have astro turf and football boot displays throughout.

Speaking about increasing his pub portfolio with Greene King Pub Partners, Chris says, “I operate six pubs with Greene King and am looking to extend this to eight with them.  Over the years we have built a great relationship based on mutual trust with close interaction at all levels. When the Three Horseshoes came on the market, I grabbed the opportunity to take it with them”.

Operations director for Greene King multiples division, Steve Look said, “Chris has been in this business for 42 years so he knows what he is doing.  It’s great doing business with a professional and we are looking forward to seeing the Three Horseshoes go from strength to strength”.

The Your Friendly Local Group also operates the Droppingwell, Rotherham, the Liversedge in Liversedge, The Colin, Kimberworth, The Banner Cross in Sheffield and The Cross Keys in York.  Greene King Pub Partners operates 995 tenanted and leased pubs across the England, Wales and Scotland and has a plan of investments for the next year.


About Greene King Pub Partners:

Greene King is the UK’s largest pub company and brewer, with a history stretching back more than 200 years in its hometown of Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk. It currently employs around 40,000 people across its five divisions: Local Pubs; Destination Food Brands; Premium, Urban and Venture Brands; Pub Partners; and Brewing & Brands.

The Greene King Pub Partners division operates over 900 leased, tenanted and franchise pubs across England, Scotland and Wales with independent business partners. In March 2021 it was recognised as the best leased and tenanted pub company at the Publican Awards, the 5th time Greene King Pub Partners has won the national industry award.

Press release from Greene King Pub Partners

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