Strong & Co Ltd
Strong & Co. of Romsey Ltd, Horsefair Brewery, Romsey, Hampshire.
Founded c.1778. Brewery and 23 tied houses leased to Thomas Strong 1858, who bought the business in 1883. Registered November 1894.
- They acquired Wethered & Sons Ltd of Marlow with 236 tied houses in 1949.
- Mew, Langton & Co. Ltd of Newport, Isle of Wight, was acquired in 1965 with 144 houses and brewing ceased there in 1969.
Strongs were acquired by Whitbread & Co. Ltd in 1969 with 940 public houses. Brewing ceased at Romsey in 1981. Partly demolished in the early 1990s.
An assortment of images of the brewery