Lion Brewery Co. Ltd

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A panorama from 1842 by Thomas Shotter Boys (1803-1874), an outstanding topographical artist. Courtesy Graham Tite
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Lion Brewery Co. Ltd, Lion Brewery, Belvedere Road, Lambeth, London SE1

Originally known as Goding's Brewery. Registered April 1865.

Acquired by Hoare & Co. Ltd. 1923 and was closed.

In 1929 the London County Council offered the brewery to the Southern Railway as the site for a new terminus on the condition that they gave up Charing Cross Station, but this scheme was shelved in 1931. Brewery demolished 1949 to clear the site for the building of the Royal Festival Hall.

List of Lion Brewery Co Ltd pubs

The history of the Lion statue is available a the following websites:-

  • WikiPedia [[1]]
  • The Londonist [[2]]

An assortment of images of the brewery

Goding's Lion on the south side of Westminster Bridge:

Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No  : 320,177
Description  : Label design for milk stout
Date of Application  : 21/01/1910
Used Prior to 1875?  : NO