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Greater Manchester: Stockport
Defunct Brewery Livery

17 January 2017

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County Brewery Location Premises Description Contributors Photo?
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Greater Manchester: Stockport

Wilson's Brewery Ltd Manchester Bredbury, 57 Stockport Road East Rising Sun Has a modern looking Wilson's sign on the front. RWo 2006 .

Greater Manchester: Stockport

Bell & Co Ltd Stockport Bredbury, 99 Higher Bents Lane Sportsmans Rest 19c pub. On the left-hand painted gable wall are the remains of a large sign, just detectable as raised lettering: 'THE SPORTSMANS REST.' and 'BELLS STOCKPORT ALES.' (Note that full stops included in the sign.) SP 2004; BHK photo 2006 Picture

Greater Manchester: Stockport

Bell & Co Ltd Stockport Edgeley, 195 Northgate Road Alexandra This CAMRA National Inventory pub was built by Bell's in 1911. Has the date on the exterior, plus 'B' in a decorative terracotta tile. SP photo 2005-2006 Picture

Greater Manchester: Stockport

Bell & Co Ltd Stockport Hazel Grove, 53 London Road Grove (closed) CAMRA Opening Times Magazine 2003 describes a mosaic in the porch with 'BELLS'. However, the pub was demolished by 2014. CAMRA 2003; SP 2015 .
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Greater Manchester: Stockport

Hardy's Crown Brewery Ltd Manchester Heaton Norris, 118 Wellington Road North Hope Inn On the parapet on the front and one side elevation, prominent letter signs: 'HARDYS' ALES' and 'HARDYS' CROWN ALES'. These are in beautiful mosaic tiling; gold letters with white outlining on a blue background. SP photo 2005 Picture

Greater Manchester: Stockport

Wilson's Brewery Ltd Manchester Heaton Norris, 51 Wellington Road North Magnet A small Wilson's lantern with 'chequerboard' designs above the front door. SP 2015 .

Greater Manchester: Stockport

Bell & Co Ltd Stockport Heaviley, 2 Buxton Road Blossoms Hotel An illustration of a bell in mosaic in the pub's door-step on the Bramhall Lane side. EMi photo 2011 Picture

Greater Manchester: Stockport

Wilson's Brewery Ltd Manchester Offerton, 125 Hall Street Victoria Has a carved stone plaque (rather like a milestone) on the frontage: VICTORIA HOTEL ... 1953 ... DRINK ONLY ... THE BEST ... WILSONS'. The stone is signed THOMAS LOVE. In the rear garden is a genuine gravestone. SP photo 2012 Picture

Greater Manchester: Stockport

Boddington Brewery Ltd Manchester Stockport, 154 Heaton Lane Crown Original relief sign on frontage with the pub name and 'BODDINGTON'S BEER'. SP photo 2005 Picture

Greater Manchester: Stockport

Bell & Co Ltd Stockport Stockport, 31 Shaw Heath Armoury The interior was refitted in the 1920s. Most of the internal doors are of this period, and incorporate etched glass panels with the room name and an illustration of two bells. SP photo 2006 Picture

Greater Manchester: Stockport

Stopford Brewery Co Manchester Stockport, Chestergate Chestergate Tavern (formerly Mersey Hotel) Decorative stone panel on gable with monogram 'S B Co'. Also a coat of arms. SP photo 2006; JCl 2007 Picture

Greater Manchester: Stockport

Showell's Stockport Brewery Ltd Stockport Stockport, Churchgate Thatched Tavern Surviving Showells Ales windows. The pub was closed and boarded up in 2015. JCl 2007; SP 2015 .

Greater Manchester: Stockport

Whitbread & Co Ltd London, EC1 Stockport, Cooper Street Royal Oak Brewery (former) The Royal Oak Brewery was acquired by Whitbreads in 1946. During building works in 2012 was revealed an early round wall plaque with the brewery's 'deer' trade mark and the letter 'W' on a tankard, plus lettering: 'THE HOUSE OF WHITBREAD ... 1742'. ELa photo 2012 Picture

Greater Manchester: Stockport

Daniel Clifton & Co Ltd Stockport Stockport, Cooper Street Royal Oak Brewery (former) The former Royal Oak Brewery of Daniel Clifton & Co Ltd was under conversion to flats in 2012. Large exposed lettering in white ceramic bricks on the gable end: 'ROYAL OAK BREWERY.'. ELa photo 2012 Picture

Greater Manchester: Stockport

Bell & Co Ltd Stockport Stockport, Hempshaw Lane Bell's Hempshaw Brook Brewery (former) The outline of the former fascia lettering was just visible in the parapet brickwork: 'BELL & Co LIMITED'. The red-brick brewery building was demolished in 2012. BHK photo 2009; SP 2012 Picture
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