Adnams plc

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Courtesy Paul Gunnell
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Adnams & Co. Ltd, Sole Bay Brewery, East Green, Southwold, Suffolk IP18 6JW

In 1818 Thomas Bokenham bought the Swan and made alterations, but in 1825 debts caused a sale of the brewery at the rear to William Crisp for £350. William Crisp rebuilt and ran it to his death in 1844.

On 21st November 1872 5qtr Sole Bay Brewery and inn, owners retiring, sold privately and taken by George & Ernest Michael Adnams from Newbury. See Adnams & Son (Newbury). Registered March 1890.

Still independent.

Two films featuring Adnams:-

  • [[1]]: How Beer is Brewed 1963
  • [[2]]: In One End 1977

An assortment of views of the brewery

The following images were taken on a BHS Visit in 1990.