Archives: History Steps

2018-

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

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2014

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

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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.

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2012

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

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2011

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

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2010

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

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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

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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.

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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.

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2006

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

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2005

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

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2004

The company purchased 8 properties from Herald Inns & Bars.

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2003

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

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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

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2001

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

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2000

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

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1999

A small package of public houses was bought from Shapelogic.

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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.

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1997

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

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1996

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

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1995

The company was incorporated with the specific purpose of acquiring a substantial package of public houses from Scottish and Newcastle Ltd.

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They have helped me no end.  I was new to the management post and thrown in at the deep end.  Trust Inns has helped me with the running of the pub and paperwork.  My BDM and credit controller have been very good.

Albion Hotel
Barrow in Furness

We have a very good relationship with Trust Inns. We have great personal communication with them and support when we need it.

Midge Hall
Leyland

I’ve been a tenant for 20+ years and I’m very happy with the service

Percy Arms
Blyth

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