Esquires Coffee Houses, the international franchise coffee shop operator, is et to grow to 35 sites in the UK by the end of the year. The 33-strong company, which is led by managing director Peter Kirton in the UK, is set open sites in Bromley and Wakefield Trinity over the next month. The first Esquires Coffee House opened in Vancouver in 1993. Then the concept went international in 2000 with the launch of its first café in London. It currently operates sites in Canada, China, New Zealand and the Middle East.