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Defunct Brewery Livery

16 February 2017

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Greater Manchester: Manchester

Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Beswick, 461 Mill Street Bradford Hotel The inn sign features a modern Whitbread logo within the ironwork, including 'WHITBREAD PLC ... 1742'. TB 2006 .

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Wilson's Brewery Ltd Manchester Brunswick, 116 Hyde Road Star Detached 1930s pub - attractive exterior. Stone panel - Wilson chequerboard trademark and 'THE SIGN OF QUALITY'. Also a Wilson's 'no liability' car park sign. SP photo 2005 Picture

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Wilson's Brewery Ltd Manchester Brunswick, Apsley Grove Apsley Cottage Has retained some of its Wilson's signage. Two lantern signs with 'WILSONS' and the chequerboard motif. Right of the door, a rectangular plaque with 'WILSON HOUSE ... THE SIGN OF QUALITY' around a chequerboard in black and yellow. Left of the door, an eight-sided plaque with 'WILSONS ... NEWTON HEATH MANCHESTER ... TRADITIONAL BREWERS ... SINCE 1834' and a faded chequerboard motif. (Behind Ardwick Apollo Theatre.) SP 2005; TB photo 2007 Picture

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Groves & Whitnall Ltd Salford Chorlton-cum-Hardy, 135 Beech Road Trevor Arms Pub with a fine frontage, including a carved stone panel with monogram 'G & W Ltd' and the date 1908. SP photo 2012 Picture

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Threlfall's Brewery Co Ltd - Liverpool & Salford Chorlton-cum-Hardy, 440 Barlow Moor Road Royal Oak Hotel Big 1920s pub with 'THRELFALLS' in fading lettering on the top parapet. SP 2003; BHK photo 2006 Picture

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Hardy's Crown Brewery Ltd Manchester Chorlton-on-Medlock, 12 Higher Chatham Street Salutation On two elevations, the parapet has applied lettering 'HARDY'S CROWN ALES', but this is modern plastic lettering. TB reports that the pub was refurbished by Punch Taverns in 2004, when previously applied Tetley livery was removed, and the Hardy lettering "restored". SP photo 2005; TB 2007 Picture

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Wilson's Brewery Ltd Manchester Chorlton-on-Medlock, 44 Cavendish Street Cavendish Lettering in relief between the first and second floor windows: 'WILSON'S ALES AND STOUT'. Between two first-floor windows, a panel in relief with the Wilson's 'chequerboard' motif and lettering 'THE SIGN OF QUALITY'. The signs are painted the same colour as the wall, but are still evident. SP 2005 .

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Chesters Brewery Co Ltd Manchester Clayton, 273 Clayton Lane Bridge Inn The pub has lettering 'CHESTERS ALES AND STOUT' on the front elevation, and 'CHESTERS ALES & STOUT' on the south gable end. Also a modern oval Whitbread plaque by the front door. TB photo 2011 Picture

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Phoenix Brewery Co Ltd Heywood Crumpsall, 2 Middleton Road (corner of Bury Old Road) Half Way House A large stone phoenix in relief on the tiled fascia. The pub dates from the late 1930s, and must have been one of the last pubs built by Phoenix Brewery before it was taken over by the Cornbrook Brewery Co in 1939. SP 2006; ADa 2007; WRB photo 2007 Picture

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Kays Atlas Brewery Ltd Manchester Gorton, 1272 Ashton Old Road (corner of Erin Street) Forresters Arms Fine brown-tiled frontage. Tiled fascia: (1) on the front - 'ATLAS. ALES. FORRESTERS' ARMS.'; (2) on the side - 'FORRESTERS' ARMS.'. Note that the punctuation is included. SP photo 2005 Picture

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Chesters Brewery Co Ltd Manchester Gorton, 1292 Ashton Old Road (corner of Ogden Lane) Halfway House (demolished) Over one of the doors, a semi-circular etched window with 'CHESTER'S UNEQUALLED ALES' surrounding a 'C'. Pub demolished. SP photo 2005 Picture
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Boddington Brewery Ltd Manchester Gorton, Fairfield Road Concert Inn (demolished) On the parapet: (1) each side - 'BODDINGTON'S BEER'; (2) on the front - 'BEER - CONCERT INN - STOUT'. 2009: BSa reports that the pub was demolished late 2008 or early 2009. SP photo 2005; BSa 2009 Picture
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Wilson's Brewery Ltd Manchester Harpurhey, 933 Rochdale Road Golden Tavern On the corner splay, a tiled panel - 'GOLDEN TAVERN - WILSON'S ALES'. SP 2005 .

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Peter Walker & Sons Ltd - Warrington & Burton-upon-Trent Harpurhey, Rochdale Road - corner of Kingsbridge Road Sandown Hotel (ex Harpers Hotel) Stone fascias with 'WALKERS WARRINGTON AND FALSTAFF ALES' in relief on two elevations. The premises are a residential hotel. SP 2005; BHK photo 2006 Picture

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Wilson's Brewery Ltd Manchester Higher Openshaw, 1515 Ashton Old Road (corner of Club Street) Grove Etched front window: 'WILSONS ... GROVE'. 2010: BSa reports that the windows have been removed and replaced with UPVC. SP 2005; BHK photo 2006; BSa 2010 Picture
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Wilson's Brewery Ltd Manchester Manchester - Centre, 125 Liverpool Road Commercial Etched windows with 'WILSONS', including the tympanum window above the corner door. Also a modern Wilson's fascia sign. TB photo 2007 Picture

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Wilson's Brewery Ltd Manchester Manchester - Centre, 127 Great Bridgewater Street Peveril of the Peak Modern Wilson's signs on the exterior, including a faded 'chequerboard' panel. Also a Wilson's lantern sign. Interior: the Gents' toilets have modern Wilson's chequerboard wall tiles. SP 2003; TB photo 2007; PRo photo 2011 Picture

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Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Manchester - Centre, 14 Albion Street City Road Inn A Whitbread hanging sign bracket with the deer trademark and 'WHITBREAD PLC ... 1742'. TB photo 2007 Picture

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Wilson's Brewery Ltd Manchester Manchester - Centre, 16 Whittle Street Wheatsheaf Now a Lees' house. On the rear wall at high level is a Wilson's 'Chequerboard' in relief. TB photo 2008 Picture

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QUERY Manchester - Centre, 18 Fairfield Street Star & Garter 'JC' monogram in a stone panel on a high gable. Any information? This pub was later owned by Chesters. SP photo 2007 Picture

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Threlfall's Brewery Co Ltd Salford Manchester - Centre, 32 Lever Street Land O Cakes Hotel It had a tiled panel on the side wall - 'THRELFALLS "LAND O CAKES" HOTEL'. Converted to a Brazilian restaurant by 2011. The Threlfalls sign has been removed. SP photo 2005; SP 2015 Picture
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Chesters Brewery Co Ltd Manchester Manchester - Centre, 33 Back Piccadilly Mother Macs A single etched window above the former corner door: 'A Chesters HOUSE' (Chesters in script). 2008: reported that the window has been removed. SP 2005; BHK photo 2006; TB 2008 Picture
GONE

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Threlfall's Brewery Co Ltd Salford Manchester - Centre, 36 Charles Street Lass O'Gowrie Two oval glass panes on the doors have a 'TB Co Ld' monogram. TB photo 2008 Picture

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Manchester Brewery Co Ltd Manchester Manchester - Centre, 36 Shude Hill Lower Turks Head (former) Well re-furbished tiled frontage - former pub name and 'MB' logo SP photo 2003 Picture

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Burtonwood Brewery Co Ltd Burtonwood Manchester - Centre, 84 London Road Bulls Head One leaded window survives with 'BURTONWOOD' in a central panel. SP photo 2007 Picture

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Chesters Brewery Co Ltd Manchester Manchester, 41 Hilton Street Crown & Anchor A corner pub with tiled fascia on each elevation: 'CHESTERS ALES ... ALES & STOUT ... WINES & SPIRITS'. SP photo 2012 Picture

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Scottish Brewers Ltd Edinburgh Moss Side, Denmark Road Royal Brewery (Royal Moss Side Brewery) Underneath the modern 'ROYAL BREWERY' lettering on the brewhouse are the remains of the 'McEWANS' sign - the previous owners. SP photo 2009 Picture

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Wilson's Brewery Ltd Manchester Newton Heath, Monsall Road, corner of Emmett Street East Wilson's Brewery: Former offices On the north-east corner, a large 'chequerboard' device with applied lettering: 'WILSONS HOUSE'. On the south elevation, applied lettering: 'WILSONS HOUSE'. Also at least two windows in the first floor with 'WILSONS' and the chequerboard logo. SP 2009 .

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Hardy's Crown Brewery Ltd Manchester Rusholme, 130 Wilmslow Road Huntsman Tiled front parapet with lettering in relief - 'HARDY'S CROWN ALES'. SP 2003; TB photo 2006 Picture

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Hardy's Crown Brewery Ltd Manchester Rusholme, 257 Wilmslow Road Hardys Well Originally named the 'Birch Villa'. The parapets on three elevations feature mosaic tiling with gold lettering on blue - 'HARDY'S'. Unfortunately the front and side elevations have had part of the mosaics painted white. TB photo 2006; BSa 2010 Picture

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Empress Brewery Co Ltd Old Trafford Strangeways, 6 Honey Street Queens Arms Beautiful tiled frontage in maroon and dark green. A fascia of gold lettering on green: 'QUEENS ARMS -EMPRESS ALES & STOUT'. SP 2003; GBG 2006; TB photo 2007 Picture

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Boddington Brewery Ltd Manchester Strangeways, Great Ducie Street Boddington Brewery (former) Tall chimney with 'BODDINGTON'S' vertically. SP photo 2003 Picture

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