Welcome to JW Lees


JW Lees is a family brewery company which was founded in 1828. We are based in Middleton in North Manchester and own JW Lees Brewery, JW Lees Pubs, The Alderley Edge Hotel, The Trearddur Bay Hotel and Willoughby’s Wine Merchants. JW Lees is a sixth-generation family business which employs just over 1,200 people, 141 at the brewery and site in Middleton Junction in North Manchester and 865 in its 35 managed pubs, inns and hotels, as well as letting a further 115 tied pubs to self-employed tenants.

Cask beer is at the heart of JW Lees and we brew six cask ales as well as three lagers, three smooth beers and eight limited edition seasonal cask ales which are available throughout different times of the year. We also have the sole UK distribution rights for Bohemia Regent Premium Lager from the Czech Republic. Willoughby’s is our wines and spirits company and we stock over 500 wines from all over the world.

Latest jobs

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  • Cleaner

    • Aviator, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    • NMW hourly rate
    • JW Lees

    Cleaner Vacancy - The Aviator - Woodford - Brand new opening The Avaitor has a great opportunity for a Cleaner to join the team.  Working hours - 15

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  • Kitchen Assistant

    • Aviator, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    • NMW hourly rate
    • JW Lees

    Kitchen Assistant Vacancy - Brand New Opening - Woodford – Full and part time hours available. We are excited to announce that we are now recruiting

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  • Sous Chef

    • Alderley Edge Hotel, Alderley Edge, Cheshire
    • £32,000 per year,
    • JW Lees

    Sous Chef Vacancy - Alderley Edge - Fresh food - Great opportunity for progression - Stunning restuarant The Alderley Edge Hotel is now recruiting fo

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  • Maintenance Electrician

    • JW Lees Brewery, Middleton, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    • Up to £30,000
    • JW Lees

    Maintenance Electrician Vacancy - Middleton JW Lees are excited to announce that we’re now recruiting for a Maintenance Electrician to join our team

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  • Breakfast Chef

    • Alderley Edge Hotel, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, United Kingdom
    • Up to £10.25 per hour,
    • JW Lees

    Breakfast Chef Vacancy - Alderley Edge - 24 hours per week The Alderley Edge Hotel is looking for a Breakfast Chef to join the busy back of house tea

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  • Breakfast Chef

    • Alderley Edge Hotel, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, United Kingdom
    • Up to £10.25 per hour,
    • JW Lees

    Breakfast Chef Vacancy - Alderley Edge - 24 hours per week The Alderley Edge Hotel is looking for a Breakfast Chef to join the busy back of house tea

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  • Kitchen Assistant

    • The Alderley Edge Hotel, Alderley Edge, Cheshire
    • Up to £9.11 per hour,
    • JW Lees

    Kitchen Assistant Vacancy - Alderley Edge - Full and part time hours available The Alderley Edge Hotel is now recruiting for a Kitchen Porter to join

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  • Commis Chef

    • The Alderley Edge Hotel, Alderley Edge, Cheshire
    • Up to £9.11 per hour (depending on experience)
    • JW Lees

    Commis Chef Vacancy - Alderely Edge - Great opportunity to work in a kitchen producing fresh food - Excellent training and progression The Alderley E

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  • Reception Team Member

    • The Alderley Edge Hotel, Alderley Edge, Cheshire
    • £9.50 per hour
    • JW Lees

    Hotel Reception Team Member - Alderely Edge - 24 hours per week - Early and late shifts - Fantastic working environment Are you looking for that next

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  • Sous Chef

    • Duttons, Chester, Cheshire
    • Up to £25,550 per year
    • JW Lees

    Sous Chef Vacancy - Chester City Centre - Fresh Food Menu Duttons is looking to recruit a motivated Sous Chef to join the family. We’re a fast-pace

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  • Front of House Team Leader

    • Lloyds, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    • Up to £9.40.
    • JW Lees

    Team Leader Vacancy - Chorlton Cum Hardy The Lloyds is now looking to recruit a Front of House Team Leader to join the team. About the role: As a F

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  • Bar and Waiting Team Members

    • Blue Bell, Monton, Greater Manchester
    • NMW hourly rate
    • JW Lees

    Bar and Waiting Team Member Vacancy - Monton - Part Time  The Blue Bell, Monton is now looking to recruit Bar and Waiting Team Members to join the te

  • Sous Chef

    • Greyhound, Altrincham, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    • Up to £25,550 per year
    • JW Lees

    Sous Chef Vacancy - Ashley, Altrincham The Greyhound, Altrincham is now recruiting for a Sous Chef to join the team at our stunning popular Inn. Abo

  • Sous Chef

    • The Moss Trooper, Timperley, Greater Manchester
    • Up to £10.25 per hour,
    • JW Lees

    Sous Chef Vacancy - The Moss Trooper, Timeperley  The Moss Trooper is now recruiting for a Sous Chef to join the team at our popular Inn. About the

  • Kitchen Assistant

    • Duttons Chester, Cheshire, United Kingdom
    • NMW hourly rate
    • JW Lees

    Kictchen Assistant Vacancy - Chester Duttons is looking to recruit a motivated Kitchen Assistant to join the family. We’re a fast-paced city centre

  • Bar and Waiting Team Members

    • The Rope and Anchor, Altrincham, Greater Manchester
    • NMW hourly rate
    • JW Lees

    Bar and Waiting Team Member Vacancy - Dunham Massey, Altrincham - Full time and Part time hours available The Rope and Anchor is now recruiting for B

  • Sous Chef

    • The Golden Pheasant, Knutsford, Cheshire
    • Up to £26,000 per year,
    • JW Lees

    Sous Chef Vacancy - Plumley, Knutsford The Golden Pheasant is now recruiting for a Sous Chef to join the team at our popular Inn. About the role: L

  • Chef De Partie

    • The Golden Pheasant, Knutsford, Cheshire
    • Up to £25,000 per year
    • JW Lees

    Chef de Partie Vacancy - Knutsford The Golden Pheasant in Knutsford is looking for a Chef de Partie to join the busy back of house team. About the r

  • Assistant Manager

    • Red Lion, Withington, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    • Up to £26,000 per year
    • JW Lees

    Assistant Manager Vacancy - Withington - New opening We are excited to announce that we are now recruiting an Assistant Manager for the re-opening of

  • Sous Chef

    • Red Lion, Withington, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    • Up to £25,550
    • JW Lees

    Sous Chef Vacancy - Withington - New Opening - Full new kitchen We are excited to announce that we are now recruiting a Sous Chef for the re-opening