Our History

The future ~ The company continues to grow from strength to strength and has plans for further growth through acquisition.

1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

1995

The company was incorporated with the specific purpose of acquiring a substantial package of public houses from Scottish & Newcastle Ltd (S&N).

1995

1996

Further packages of public houses were purchased from Allied Domecq and Go-Ahead Leisure

1996

1997

The company developed its internal support structure for licensees, growing its operational and support team staff in preparation for its next acquisition.

1997

1998

A small number of houses were purchased from S&N and also individual purchases were made to strengthen those locations where we already traded.

1998

1999

A small package of public houses was bought from Shapelogic.

1999

2000

The company’s most significant single acquisition was made; that being 360 Scottish & Newcastle public houses in April 2000.

2000

2001

A period of consolidation and planning for the company to continue to grow and prosper over the coming decade.

2001

2002

The company sold 176 smaller pubs in order to strengthen its position within the industry and to allow focus on the development opportunities that remained

2002

2003

New support services and training courses were developed to help build upon the success of previous years.

2003

2004

The company purchased 8 properties from Herald Inns & Bars.

2004

2005

The company changed its name to Trust Inns Limited and started a new phase in its life cycle.

2005

2006

The company acquired 102 public houses from Mitchells & Butler. These properties spread across the UK and strengthened the portfolio considerably.

2006

2007

This year the company invested over £5 million within its estate, became finalists for the Publican’s Pub Company of the Year and started a period of growth and development within is internal structure and support services.

2007

2008

Trust Inns’ Code of Practice was accredited by the BII Benchmarking and Accreditation Services and the Introduction of a new Estate Director ensured that a continued programme of investment and development was implemented.

2008

2009

The company introduced a series of improvements to its business package; namely its new 3 and 10 year Business Development Leases with competitive barrelage discounts.  The new 1 year Tenancy Agreement was also introduced for those wishing to take their first steps into a pub venture.

2009

2010

A new Managing Director joined the team and investment in the estate stepped up a level.

2010

2011

This year saw the start of a series of large development projects to improve our estate and business offer.

2011

2012

The company maintains its strong commitment to improvement and expansion within its estate with a number of large investment projects throughout the country.

2012

2013

Trust Inns consolidates its objective to offer attractive and viable pub businesses to tenants, by improving customer service and the consolidated the overall support service available from its operations teams.

2013

2014

Trust Inns’ branding receives a facelift to reflect its optimism for the future.

2014
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Trust Inns is very proud to be one of the longest standing pub companies in the UK, trading in England, Scotland and Wales.

1995

The company was incorporated with the specific purpose of acquiring a substantial package of public houses from Scottish & Newcastle Ltd (S&N).

1996

Further packages of public houses were purchased from Allied Domecq and Go-Ahead Leisure

1997

The company developed its internal support structure for licensees, growing its operational and support team staff in preparation for its next acquisition.

1998

A small number of houses were purchased from S&N and also individual purchases were made to strengthen those locations where we already traded.

1999

A small package of public houses was bought from Shapelogic.

2000

The company’s most significant single acquisition was made; that being 360 Scottish & Newcastle public houses in April 2000.

2001

A period of consolidation and planning for the company to continue to grow and prosper over the coming decade.

2002

The company sold 176 smaller pubs in order to strengthen its position within the industry and to allow focus on the development opportunities that remained

2003

New support services and training courses were developed to help build upon the success of previous years.

2004

The company purchased 8 properties from Herald Inns & Bars.

2005

The company changed its name to Trust Inns Limited and started a new phase in its life cycle.

2006

The company acquired 102 public houses from Mitchells & Butler. These properties spread across the UK and strengthened the portfolio considerably.

2007

This year the company invested over £5 million within its estate, became finalists for the Publican’s Pub Company of the Year and started a period of growth and development within is internal structure and support services.

2008

Trust Inns’ Code of Practice was accredited by the BII Benchmarking and Accreditation Services and the Introduction of a new Estate Director ensured that a continued programme of investment and development was implemented.

2009

The company introduced a series of improvements to its business package; namely its new 3 and 10 year Business Development Leases with competitive barrelage discounts.  The new 1 year Tenancy Agreement was also introduced for those wishing to take their first steps into a pub venture.

2010

A new Managing Director joined the team and investment in the estate stepped up a level.

2011

This year saw the start of a series of large development projects to improve our estate and business offer.

2012

The company maintains its strong commitment to improvement and expansion within its estate with a number of large investment projects throughout the country.

2013

Trust Inns consolidates its objective to offer attractive and viable pub businesses to tenants, by improving customer service and the consolidated the overall support service available from its operations teams.

2014

Trust Inns’ branding receives a facelift to reflect its optimism for the future.

The Future

The company continues to grow from strength to strength and has plans for further growth through acquisition.