Paul Wells is new Brewers’ Company Master

Paul Wells

The Brewers’ Company has installed Paul Wells, executive chairman of Charles Wells, as its new Master. Paul comes from five generations of the Wells brewing family which founded Charles Wells in Bedford in 1875.  It is a fiercely independent company which has just announced plans for a new brewery, its third, for the 21st century. Paul’s great… Read more »

Sale of brewing & brands business by Charles Wells Ltd to Marston’s


Charles Wells Ltd has today (18 May 2017) agreed terms to sell its brewery and brand sales interests to Marston’s PLC for a cash consideration of £55 million, plus working capital adjustments. The other Charles Wells assets – pubs in the UK and France, are not included in the sale. The Bedford brewery site is the… Read more »

Charlie Wells sponsors Amprocks 2017!

Amprocks is back and once again Charlie Wells is their headline sponsor! This year’s festival will see legendary 80s band, THE HUMAN LEAGUE, pop sensations, BUSTED and Britpop favourites CAST performing in Ampthill on 30 June 2017! Joinign them will also be the Redbourne Battle of the Bands winners, ARCCOS. CEO at Charles Wells, Justin… Read more »

Young’s London Stout ‘amongst best in the world’

International Brewing Awards

Young’s London Stout has been recognised as one of the best Stouts in the world at the International Brewing Awards, adding further weight to the beer’s popularity and taste satisfaction. The popular beer, brewed by Charles Wells, which already offers stockists the second-best cash rate of sale* and achieves greater product satisfaction than Guinness**, can… Read more »