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
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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.

  • They acquired Lucas & Co. Ltd of Leamington Spa in November 1928 with 124 houses and brewing ceased there in 1934.

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


Labels:

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 1870?  : NO


Registration No  : 472,337
Description  : Words "ANSELLS" for ale, beer, stout & cider
Date of Application  : 18/08/1926

Used Prior to 1870?  : NO