Flowers Breweries Ltd

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Messrs. J.W. Green Ltd., New (Phoenix) Brewery, Luton, Beds. Brewers’ Journal 15th August 1900
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Letterhead in 1923
Letterhead after the name change
Letterhead 1956
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Six Bells, Woodchurch, Kent

Flower's Breweries Ltd (formerly J W Green Ltd), Phoenix Brewery, Park Street West, Luton, Bedfordshire

Founded by Henry and Frederick Pearman in 1857 and sold to John William Green in 1869.

Registered in September 1897 as J W Green Ltd.

They acquired Mowbray & Co. Ltd of Grantham in March 1952 with 200 tied houses.

The name was changed to Flower's Breweries Ltd in 1954 when Flower & Sons Ltd of Stratford-on-Avon were acquired.

Acquired by Whitbread & Co. Ltd in 1961.

The Phoenix Brewery was closed 1969 when Whitbread's giant new brewery in Oakley Road Whitbread Luton, was opened (this in turn being closed in 1984). Most of the Park Street brewery was demolished in 1977. However, a test plant may still having been brewing at Park Street in the 1990s.



An assortment of views of the brewery.


An assortment of labels from the company


Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No  : 180,482

Description  : Lutonian Pale Ale & stout and signature
Date of Application  :
Used Prior to 1870?  : NO


Registration No  : 518,399
Description  : Man sitting on a barrel
Date of Application  : 04/12/1930

Used Prior to 1870?  : NO