Fremlins Ltd

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Messrs. Fremlin Bros’, New Brewery, Maidstone. Brewers’ Journal 15th October 1883
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The company's Guildford depot
From 1966
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Fremlins Ltd, Pale Ale Brewery, Earl Street, Maidstone, Kent.

Founded c.1790. Acquired by Ralph Fremlin from the executors of John Heathorn in 1861. Registered as Fremlin Brothers Ltd, a private company, in 1920 and as above in 1928.

Acquired by Whitbread & Co. Ltd in 1967 with 714 public houses. The Maidstone brewery was closed in October 1972 but brewing continued at the former Rigden & Co Ltd brewery in Faversham, which Fremlins had acquired in 1948.

After closure, used as a depot until 2003 when redeveloped as the Fremlins Centre.


An assortment of views of the brewery


From the collection of Rod Jones

From the collection of Roy Denison

Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No : 8,192
Description : Elephant
Date of Application : 19/7/1876
Used Prior to 1875? : 8 years


Registration No : 556,718
Description : Milk Stout Label
Date of Application : 28/12/1934
Used Prior to 1875? : NO


Registration No : 559,803
Description : Words "FREMLINS"
Date of Application : 29/04/1935
Used Prior to 1875? : NO