Edinburgh United Breweries Ltd

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Bell's Brewery remains
Bell's Brewery remains
Bell's Brewery remains

Edinburgh United Breweries Ltd, Bell's Brewery, 46 Pleasance, Edinburgh, Lothian.

Registered December 1889 to acquire: Robert Disher & Co, Edinburgh & Leith Brewing Co, Old Playhouse Close, Canongate; G Ritchie & Sons, Bell's Brewery; Robin McMillan & Co, Summer Hall Brewery and David Nicolson, Palace Brewery, 8 Abbey Mount, for £320,000.

Summer Hall Brewery closed in 1911 and Edinburgh and Leith Brewery and Palace Brewery believed closed 1914-18 to conserve supplies.

Bell's Brewery closed down in 1935 by Customs & Excise due to brewing irregularities and was acquired by John Jeffrey & Co. Ltd.

List of Edinburgh United Breweries Ltd. pubs

Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No  : 8,102

Description  : Cross in double triangles & name
Date of Application  : 14/7/1876
Used Prior to 1870?  : 6 years


Registration No  : 21,162
Description  : Demi Lion rampant & thistle
Date of Application  : 19/9/1879

Used Prior to 1870?  : 20 years