ROBINSONS’ ACQUISITION OF 25TH MANAGED HOUSE
The Woodman Inn, Thunder Bridge, West Yorkshire
Robinsons Brewery have announced the acquisition of the historic Woodman Inn near Huddersfield, which becomes their 4th Inn in Yorkshire. The Woodman will join their managed estate and brings the total number of managed pubs to 25.
The pub is described as a stunning 18th Century country inn offering superb food, excellent function facilities and beautiful accommodation. It has been lovingly restored by the Leslie family over 10 years into a 21st-century modern pub, hotel and wedding venue, which prides itself on serving fresh local produce, perfectly cooked and served by their friendly and knowledgeable staff. As well as a substantial wedding and function business, the pub boasts 19 spacious bedrooms rooms including suites and three beautifully renovated cottages, in keeping with the historic 18th-century country inn’s heritage.
William and Oliver Robinson, Joint Managing Directors commented: “We are proud to have acquired this much-loved landmark pub to add to our managed estate. As we stated in January, we have a strong ambition to grow our managed estate through acquisition, transfers and investment, the Woodman is an example of this and a great addition to our family business.”