The Family Brewery since 1828

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.

More About JW Lees

Find Your Local

Looking for something more specific?

View our pubs, inns & hotels