Northern Breweries of Great Britain Ltd

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Northern Breweries of Great Britain Ltd

A merger in March 1960 of:


  • They acquired Catterall & Swarbrick of Blackpool with 104 public houses in 1961. This brewery was closed by Bass Charrington in 1971.
  • In 1962, they acquired Hardy's Crown Brewery Ltd of Hulme, Manchester; this brewery was demolished by Charrington United in 1965.


In October 1962, Northern Breweries became United Breweries Ltd

In 1962 they merged with Charrington & Co. Ltd of Mile End London to form Charrington United Breweries Ltd.