Ansells Brewery Ltd

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Messrs. Ansell & Sons Ltd., New (Aston ) Brewery, Aston, Birmingham. Brewers’ Journal 15th September 1900
Messrs. Ansell’s Brewery Ltd., New Tun Rooms, Yeast Rooms & Cellars, Aston Brewery, Birmingham. 15th October 1906
Ansells letter 1962
Foundation stone at Aston Library

Ansells Brewery Ltd, Aston Brewery, Park Road, Aston Cross, Birmingham, West Midlands

Joseph Ansell began as a home brewer at the Hope & Anchor pub in Fisher Street in 1838, before opening a brewery and maltings in Park Road in 1857. Sons William and Edward joined the business in 1870 and 1875. The brewery was extended in 1890, 1900 and 1906. Registered 1889 as Joseph Ansell & Sons Ltd, re-registered as above June 1901.

After a series of strikes at the site, the Aston Brewery was closed in 1981 and production was moved to Burton-upon-Trent.

An assortment of images of the brewery


Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No  : 27,810
Description  : AAA monogram in form of a pyramid, words "Ansell's Aston Ales"
Date of Application  : 8/3/1882
Used Prior to 1875?  : NO

Registration No  : 472,337
Description  : Words "ANSELLS" for ale, beer, stout & cider
Date of Application  : 18/08/1926
Used Prior to 1875?  : NO