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Federation Brewery Ltd

AddressFederation Brewery Ltd
Lancaster Road
NE11 9JR
County (see footnote)Ceremonial
Tyne and Wear
County Durham
Local Authority


Real ales were mainly sold using the Buchanan's brand name. Stopped brewing real ale in Autumn 1999, the cask beers were brewed by Frederic Robinson Ltd. The brewery was sold to Scottish Courage Limited in 2004 and became known as Dunston Brewery.

Beers Brewed

We do not maintain a list of beers brewed by each brewery. There may be a list on the brewery's own website. For historical information, we suggest you also visit the brewery page on the unfortunately no longer updated Beermad.


The information contained above was believed to be correct at the date indicated. However we accept no responsibility for any false, misleading or inaccurate information within this site. We are not Federation Brewery Ltd and have no connection with them. This is not their official web site. If you believe any of the above information to be wrong, then let us at know by contacting us.

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Since the 1974 local government reorganisation there has been much controversy over many county boundaries. The links we provide cover all areas possibilities: Ceremonial Counties which are the counties for which a Lord-Lieutenant has been appointed, Historic Counties (and their allied county boroughs) which represent the position before the 1974 re-organisation and Local Authority which represents the third tear District level.

Last Updated : 3rd February 2005