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London West: Middlesex Postal Districts
Defunct Brewery Livery

3 November 2016

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County Brewery Location Premises Description Contributors Photo?
Gone?

Middlesex

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Brentford, 1 New Road New Inn Courage 'cockerel' lantern. SP photo 2005 Picture

Middlesex

Royal Brewery (Brentford) Ltd Brentford Brentford, 17 Albany Road Albany On a stone pediment above the corner entrance, a monogram 'RBC' and the date (chipped-off) 1900. SH 2002; DCW 2007; BI photo 2008 Picture

Middlesex

William Gomm & Son Brentford Brentford, 227 High Street Beehive The pub name and the large 'Beehive' cupola represent the Beehive brewery. SP 2005; BI photo 2008 Picture

Middlesex

Ashby's Staines Brewery Ltd Staines Brentford, 23 Ealing Road Royal Horse Guardsman 'ASHBY'S ALES' in mosaic on the doorstep. Additionally there is a red illuminated sign with the Courage gold cockerel. SP photo 2005; BI 2008 Picture

Middlesex

Charrington & Co Ltd Mile End, E1 Brentford, 29 London Road George & Dragon Two Charrington six-sided lanterns and an oval Charrington plaque. Pub demolished 2013. SP 2011; SP 2013 .
GONE

Middlesex

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Brentford, 38 New Road Royal Oak A Courage gold cockerel mounted above the hanging sign. Painted Courage signs, including cockerels on the fascia. BI 2008 .

Middlesex

Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Brentford, 56 Kew Bridge Road Express Tavern On the front parapet, a central applied red triangle with neon illumination; neon lettering each side 'DRAUGHT ... BASS'. SP 2007; BI photo 2008 Picture

Middlesex

Taylor Walker & Co Ltd Limehouse, E14 Cranford, 144 High Street Jolly Gardeners The remains of the hanging sign on the end wall feature 'Taylor Walker' lettering with the brewery's cannon trademark above. BI photo 2008 Picture

Middlesex

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Cranford, 745 Bath Road Berkeley Arms (former) Corner of The Avenue. An attractive building by architect E B Musman for Benskins in 1931-32; the rainwater heads have 'BB' logos and date 1931. Converted to a hotel. SP photo 2012 Picture

Middlesex

Royal Brewery (Brentford) Ltd Brentford Eastcote, Joel Street Woodman An old plaque on a gable featuring a crown and a (mythical?) creature surrounding 'ROYAL'. Doubts about the origins of this, as according to CAMRA guides, the pub was owned by Harmans of Uxbridge. Could Harmans have purchased it from Royal? LBa photo 2011 Picture

Middlesex

Taylor Walker & Co Ltd Limehouse, E14 Edgware, 200 Burnt Oak Broadway Lansdowne (ex Broadway) The pub was seriously fire-damaged in 2015. The pole sign survives with the brewery's cannon trademark above. SP 2015 .

Middlesex

Truman Hanbury Buxton & Co Ltd - London & Burton-upon-Trent Edgware, 34 Station Road Railway Hotel A magnificent example of Brewers' Tudor by A E Sewell for Trumans, 1931. On the adjacent off-licence is a plaster panel with 'THB' monogram, nicely picked out in coloured paint. Closed since at least 2008. A listed building. KR photo 2008 Picture

Middlesex

Truman Hanbury Buxton & Co Ltd - London & Burton-upon-Trent Enfield Wash, 561 Hertford Road Barclays Bank At high level is a large terracotta panel with 'TRUMAN HANBURY BUXTON & CO LTD'. Above this a smaller panel with the date 1899. WRB photo 2006 Picture

Middlesex

Isleworth Brewery Ltd Isleworth Feltham, Hounslow Road (A244) Feltham Hotel Built by Isleworth Brewery in about 1938, this pub is in near-derelict condition in 2013. On the boundary wall front-right is a stone party wall plaque: '4" OF THIS PART WALL IS THE PROPERTY OF THE ISLEWORTH BREWERY COMPy'. BI photo 2013 Picture

Middlesex

Hodgson's Kingston Brewery Co Ltd Kingston upon Thames Hampton Court, Hampton Court Road Kings Arms On the right hand side, a cast iron 'No public right of way' sign with 'HODGSONS' KINGSTON BREWERY Co., Ltd.'. Painted over. GB 2003; BI photo 2008 Picture

Middlesex

Watney Combe Reid & Co Ltd - Stag Brewery, Pimlico; and Mortlake Brewery Hampton Hill, 147 High Street Duke of Clarence The circular hanging sign features lettering 'WATNEY COMBE REID ... 1898' around the outside, and an illustration of a stag in the centre. BI photo 2008 Picture

Middlesex

Friary Meux Ltd - Guildford, Surrey and Nine Elms Hampton Hill, 72 Hampton Road Roebuck On each side of the corner door is a six-sided lantern featuring the brewery's horseshoe trademarks on red and blue background. BHK photo 2008 Picture

Middlesex

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Hampton Hill, 8 High Street Star A Courage gold cockerel mounted above the hanging sign. BI 2008 .

Middlesex

Charrington & Co Ltd Mile End, E1 Hampton Hill, 80 Windmill Road Windmill Two lantern signs with clear glass painted 'CHARRINGTON ... ESTABLISHED 1757' and the 'Toby' logo. BI photo 2008 Picture

Middlesex

Isleworth Brewery Ltd Isleworth Hampton Hill, 99 High Street Joe's Bar and Restaurant (formerly Valiant Knight) At first floor level is a large stone panel with monogram 'I B LTD'. Logos on other panels have been removed. BI photo 2008 Picture

Middlesex

Isleworth Brewery Ltd Isleworth Hampton, 94 Uxbridge Road Jolly Gardeners (former) A fine Georgian building, now converted to flats. Beneath the triangular pediment is a large stone panel with 'ISLEWORTH STONE ALES' in incised lettering. Gareth photo 2016 Picture

Middlesex

Thomas Wethered & Sons Ltd Marlow Harefield, Breakspear Road North Swan The glazed green-blue fascia has raised lettering: 'WETHEREDS MARLOW ALES & STOUT'. On the wall is a bronze-coloured oval plaque with 'THOMAS WETHERED & SONS ... EST 1758 ... MARLOW BREWERY' and an illustration of the brewery. BHK photo 2008 Picture

Middlesex

Benskins Watford Brewery Ltd Watford Harrow-on-the-Hill, Crown Street North Star (former) Now a private house. On two different elevations and a new side wall, blue and white tiled lettering: 'BENSKINS' WATFORD ALES'. JJ 2003; SRH photo 2010 Picture

Middlesex

Taylor Walker & Co Ltd Limehouse, E14 Hillingdon, Long Lane Swallow (formerly New Inn) A Taylor Walker 'cannon' motif to the top of the freestanding pole sign. TrC 2016 .

Middlesex

Watney Combe Reid & Co Ltd - Stag Brewery, Pimlico; and Mortlake Brewery Hounslow, 158 Whitton Road South Western Tavern (former) Converted to a restaurant. A relatively modern sign on the back wall with 'WATNEY COMBE REID' in a roundel surrounded a stag image. BI photo 2008 Picture

Middlesex

Isleworth Brewery Ltd Isleworth Isleworth, 62 Church Street London Apprentice An etched window with decorative lettering: 'ISLEWORTH ALES'. SH 2002; BI photo 2008: SP photo 2012 Picture

Middlesex

Courage & Co Ltd Southwark, SE1 Northolt, 674 Whitton Avenue West Greenwood Hotel A large pub and hotel built by Courage in the 1930s. Reopened by J D Wetherspoon in 2016. In the lobby, a tiled panel with 'THE GREENWOOD ... COURAGE & Co Ltd ... BREWERS SINCE 1787'. DDi photo 2016 Picture

Middlesex

Charrington & Co Ltd Mile End, E1 Ponders End, 115 South Street Falcon Two oval plaques with a toby jug in relief, 'CHARRINGTON ... ESTABLISHED 1757'. WRB photo 2006 Picture

Middlesex

Truman Hanbury Buxton & Co Ltd - London & Burton-upon-Trent Rayners Lane, Village Way East Rayners Hotel (former) By Eedle & Meyers for Trumans, 1937. A central stone panel with a gold eagle within a roundel and 'TRUMANS' in stone above. Closed since at least 2006. Sold for educational use. A listed building. JJ 2003; WRB photo 2006 Picture

Middlesex

Courage & Co Ltd Southwark, SE1 South Kenton, Windermere Avenue Windermere The exterior retains Courage livery, including a large 'COURAGE ALES' letter sign, a large neon-illuminated 'TAKE COURAGE' sign facing the railway, a gold cockerel, and lantern signs with cockerels. In the lounge, there is a wonderful original fixed art deco mirror, delicately etched with 'COURAGE' and a cockerel. A CAMRA National Inventory pub. WRB photo 2003; SP 2004 Picture

Middlesex

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Southall, 2 High Street Three Horseshoes A Courage cockerel on the hanging sign. This pub was built by Royal Brewery (Brentford). SP 2007 .

Middlesex

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Southall, 49 High Street White Hart The pole sign has plain red faces with the Courage cockerel. Also a Courage lantern with cockerel. SP 2007 .

Middlesex

Courage & Co Ltd Southwark, SE1 Teddington, 38 Field Lane Builders Arms An older-style square lantern featuring a 'cockerel' and 'Courage Ales'. SP photo 2011 Picture

Middlesex

Isleworth Brewery Ltd Isleworth Teddington, 69 High Street Kings Arms Decorative etched glass in two doors, featuring lettering 'Isleworth BREWERY' and the trademark of a dog and shield. One door also has: 'ALES & STOUT ... WINES AND SPIRITS'. There is also a fine decorative etched window with 'ISLEWORTH'. In December 2008, LBa reports: The etched Isleworth windows at the Kings Arms in Teddington, Middlesex have been removed, the pub now being the Clock House. LBa photo 2008 Picture
GONE

Middlesex

Watney Combe Reid & Co Ltd - Stag Brewery, Pimlico; and Mortlake Brewery Twickenham, 166 Heath Road Red Lion Modern circular WATNEY COMBE REID sign with a stag in the centre, above the hanging sign. DT 2005 .

Middlesex

William Gomm & Son Brentford Twickenham, 28 Winchester Road Turks Head A backstreet corner pub with a good exterior built in 1902 by William Gomm. There are three incised stone plaques: (1) 'W.G.' (2) 'W.J.GOMM' (3) 'J.G.'. Above these is the date 1902 in a brick panel. SP photo 2012 Picture

Middlesex

Brandons Putney Brewery Ltd Putney, SW15 Twickenham, 42 Heath Road Three Kings Large stylised plaque on the chimney stack with the trademark of Brandon's Brewery. A large capital 'B' in which the letter 'L' is incorporated, and smaller letters 'TD' in the lower portion of the B. There are two examples of decorative tiles frames on the frontage: one has the pub name in raised lettering; the other has had the lettering chipped off, but can still be read: 'FINE ... BRANDON'S ... ALES'. CAMRA local guide; DK 2003; DT photo 2005; BI photo 2008 Picture

Middlesex

Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Twickenham, 7 Fourth Cross Road Rifleman The pole sign has a small square red sign with the Courage cockerel. Also a Courage cockerel at the top. SP 2013 .

Middlesex

Brandons Putney Brewery Ltd Putney, SW15 Twickenham, 93 Colne Road Dukes Head (former) Converted to residential use. A fine tiled panel with raised lettering - brown on beige - 'BRANDONS PUTNEY BREWERY LIMITED'. LBa photo 2011 Picture

Middlesex

Truman Hanbury Buxton & Co Ltd - London & Burton-upon-Trent Wembley, 86 East Lane Hop Bine (renamed) A large pub by A E Sewell for Trumans, 1932. A bay window is topped by a carved Truman eagle, with lettering above the window: 'ALES ... TRUMAN'S ... STOUT'. Recently an "Irish" pub. KR photo 2006 Picture

Middlesex

Royal Brewery (Brentford) Ltd Brentford Wembley, Roxeth Hill Half Moon From Flickr, an image showing 'RBC' lettering cut into the plaster on the gable of the rear outbuilding. May have been plastered over? AH 2013 .

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