Newcastle Breweries Ltd

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Courtesy Roy Denison

Newcastle Breweries Ltd, Tyne Brewery, Corporation Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne & Wear.

Registered February 1890 to acquire: John Barras & Co. Ltd, Tyne Brewery; William Henry Allison & Co, High Brewery, Duke Street, North Shields and Monkwearmouth Brewery, Sunderland; Swinburne & Co, Gateshead and Carr Brothers & Carr, Low Lights, North Shields, with a total of 215 public houses. The managing director of the new company was Thomas Watson Lovibond (of the Greenwich and Salisbury family), who had previously managed the Barras brewery. T W Lovibond was chairman of the Brewers Society in 1899 and 1900.

Merged with Scottish Brewers Ltd. 1960 to form Scottish & Newcastle Breweries Ltd.

Closed 2005 with brewing transferred to the Northern Clubs Federation Brewery Ltd at Dunston.


List of Newcastle Breweries Ltd. pubs in Newcastle

List of Newcastle Breweries Ltd. pubs in Northumberland county

List of Newcastle Breweries Ltd. pubs in County Durham & elsewhere


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


An assortment of views of the brewery.

Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No : 487,101
Description : TM for rum
Date of Application : 24/12/1927
Used Prior to 1870? : NO


Registration No : 498,890
Description : Whisky label
Date of Application : 10/01/1928
Used Prior to 1870? : NO


Registration No : 504,507
Description : Whisky label
Date of Application : 15/07/1929
Used Prior to 1870? : NO