Gardner & Co. Ltd
Gardner & Co. Ltd, Ash Brewery, Sandwich Road, Ash, Kent.
Founded 1837 when George or Thomas Bushell converted the parish workhouse into a brewery.
Acquired by William Gardner 1840 with 49 tied houses. Traded as Gardner and Godden from 1858.
Brewing ceased at Ash in 1954, although ginger beer production continued until 1962.
Brewhouse demolished but traces remain.
An assortment of images of the brewery
An assortment of labels showing the products of the brewery
From the collection of Rod Jones