Phipps & Co. Ltd

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Messrs. Phipps & Co.Ltd., Extensions to the brewery, Northampton. Brewers’ Journal 15th April 1905
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Former Scotgate Inn, Stamford
Former Scotgate Inn, Stamford

Phipps Brewery Ltd, 122 Bridge Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire.

Founded 1801 at Towcester by Pickering Phipps. Brewing began at Northampton in 1817. New brewery built at Towcester 1874. Registered September 1881 as Pickering Phipps & Co (Northampton & Towcester Breweries) Ltd.

In 1899, they acquired the neighbouring Ratliffe & Jeffery Ltd brewery with 135 tied houses. In 1939 became P Phipps & Co.Ltd. After the merger with the Northampton Brewery Co. Ltd. in 1957 became Phipps Northampton Brewery Co. Ltd.

Acquired by Watney Mann Ltd. 1960 with 1,171 houses and the name was changed as above in 1964. Ceased brewing in 1972 and demolished prior to the building of the Carlsberg Brewery Ltd plant.


Phipps & Co, High Street, Towcester.

Founded in 1801 by Pickering Phipps. A new brewhouse was built in 1874 and used until 1905.

The Old Brewery House remains.


Images of the brewery


An assortment of labels showing the products of the brewery. Courtesy Labologists Society


Letterheads, etc