Wear Inns

Leisure & Hospitality  •  Yorkshire & North East  •  Growth

Wear Inns acquires and manages freehold pubs in the North East of England.


Total BGF investment


Investment date

May 2012 - Oct 2018

Head office

County Durham


John Sands

BGF’s investment into Wear Inns in 2012 was used to acquire 12 new properties, with the business then delivering on its strategy of driving operational improvement in underperforming pubs. In October 2018, Wear Inns was acquired by UK real estate investor Aprirose, generating good returns for all shareholders.

"BGF has been consistent in its support of Wear Inns and has provided not only funding, but also ideas and guidance."
Al Bird, Founder of Wear Inns