JW Lees & Co

The journey began in 1828 when our founder, retired cotton manufacturer, John Lees, decided to buy land at Middleton Junction and set up Greengate Brewery. Since then, we’ve stayed true to our roots and brew all our beers right here in Manchester. We continue to grow each year and to this day, we have over 140 pubs across the North West of England and North Wales. We’re always on the lookout for new pubs to add to our estate and are keen to create the best pubs in the community.

At JW Lees we put the brewery at the heart of our business and brew six cask ales as well as two lagers, five keg beers and six limited edition seasonal cask ales, which are available throughout different times of the year. We also have the sole UK distribution rights for Bohemia regent from the Czech Republic. Willoughby’s is our wines & spirits company and we stock over 500 wines from all over the world.

Run a pub with JW Lees

Even though we brew some delicious beers and run some magnificent pubs, we know it would be nothing without great people. Being part of the JW Lees family, you’ll get the chance to shine, contribute to our success each day and our team will give you their full support to help you rise to the top.

To view our latest vacancies, take a look at our website here www.jwlees.co.uk/join-our-team

You can contact us on 0161 643 2487 or email us at enquiries@jwlees.co.uk

The Brewing Process
The Brewing Process

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Meet the Brewers
Meet the Brewers

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History of Brewing
History of Brewing

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