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Scottish & Newcastle PLC

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AddressScottish & Newcastle PLC
Abbey Brewery
111 Holyrood Road


In 1960 a merger between Scottish Brewers Ltd, consisting of Youngers and McEwan breweries, and Newcastle Breweries formed Scottish and Newcastle. Continued expansion, by buying smaller breweries such as Theakstons moved Scottish & Newcastle to be a major national player. In 1995 it purchased Courage from the Australian brewers Fosters and became Scottish Courage.


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Last Updated : 15th April 2008