Hurdle & Wyleman

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Hurdle & Wyleman, Anchor Brewery, and at Hertford, Abridge, Essex.

Listed as William Willett 1870 and was acquired by Percy Hargreaves & Co 1880.

By 1897 known as Hurdle & Wyleman and the Abridge Brewery Company from 1900. Acquired by Whitbread & Co. Ltd. 12th December 1898 with 32 public houses and was used as a depot until November 1922.

Much of the brewery buildings and adjacent malthouse still in existence.

List of Abridge Brewery Co pubs


Hurdle & Co, Eagle Brewery, Sun Street, Waltham Abbey, Essex.

Founded c.1855 by W.R.Clark. Closed c.1887 and brewery sold to Percy Hargreaves & Co of Abridge who used it as a depot.

Acquired by McMullen & Sons Ltd. 1898.


An assortment of images of the Abridge brewery