Hansons Ltd

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A letterhead from 1948
The postcard shows Kimberley Midland railway station in front of Hanson's brewery tower.
The Kimberley breweries side-by-side. An Ordnance Survey extract from 1913. "Reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland" http://maps.nls.uk/index.html

Hansons Ltd, Brewery Street, Kimberley, Nottinghamshire

Founded by Stephen Hanson in 1847.

Registered in November 1897 to acquire R G Hanson with 84 tied houses.

Merged with Hardy's Kimberley Brewery Ltd in October 1930 and all brewing was concentrated at Hardy's from 1932.

Demolished in 1973.


The brewery features in The Noted Breweries of Great Britain and Ireland by Alfred Barnard published 1890.


Surviving Hanson's buildings in December 2015. Courtesy Steve Peck:

Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No  : 53,411

Description  : Head of George III
Date of Application  : 30/4/1886

Used Prior to 1870?  : NO