Think of Southwold and you think of Adnams
It is the local business with the national profile. Adnams believes that being based in this wonderful part of Suffolk has actually helped their business to maintain its character and individuality. Adnams also points to fine transport links across the UK and into Europe, with the A12 and A14 trunk roads, and Inter-city rail links providing good access to London, Birmingham and beyond. The near by ports of Felixstowe and Harwich offering the ideal gateway to Europe.
Adnams is a business built around family values, today still providing work as it has done for decades to a high percentage of the local community. Fathers, sons, daughters, and grandsons all play a valuable role in the high profile of Adnams. The many Adnams pubs and restaurants throughout the area, (80 in all) offer their own individuality, and are managed quite independently.
Thousands of people each year combine a visit to the sublime Southwold beaches, pier, and harbour, with a visit to the Adnams wine shop or its warehouse sales. Always finding some excellent wines and beers to please every taste. It is the individual distinctiveness, coupled with some wonderful products that have enabled Adnams to increase its trade on average 15% each year. The Adnams wines, Adnams beers,Bitter, Broadside, and Fisherman’s, amongst others are sold from Edinburgh to London and Cornwall. Adnams also ensuring a place on the ‘House of Commons’ wine list. Quality has meant that the customer has continued to say “a pint of Adnams please”, time and time again.
In 2009 as Adnams reaches out across other parts of the world, including New Zealand and Canada. Adnams reflects, to a wider world much of what is good about Southwold and Suffolk. Thanks to this combination Adnams is a very different business.