Army & Navy Co-operative Breweries Co. Ltd

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The Gun Brewery is behind the bus. Photo circa 1920
The Folkestone site
The Folkestone site

Army & Navy Co-operative Breweries Co. Ltd, Gun Brewery, Cheriton Road, Folkestone, Kent.

Registered July 1895 to acquire the breweries at Folkestone and Aldershot.

Sold to Alfred Leney & Co. Ltd. 1898 and brewing ceased.

Army & Navy Co-operative Breweries Ltd, High Street, Aldershot, Hampshire.

Listed as Henry Hall in 1867 which was a branch of Hall's of Alton. Registered July 1895 to acquire Gerald and Edward Hall, Aldershot and George Belgrave, Folkestone, Kent.

The Aldershot brewery and 3 public houses were offered for auction February 1900 but were withdrawn at £7,500. Wound up January 1902.

More information about brewing in Aldershot can be found in the BHS Journal article: "DOOMED TO FAILURE? THE HISTORY OF BREWING IN ALDERSHOT" by Roger Deason