The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Local Government Authority area of Sunderland

We list 6 breweries in the Local Government Authority area of Sunderland. Of these, 3 are open breweries, 3 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Darwin Brewery Ltd
(Sunderland, Tyne and Wear 1994-Still Brewing)

Maxim Brewery
(Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear 2007-Still Brewing)

Vaux Brewery Tap Room
(Sunderland, Tyne and Wear 2021-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Bull Lane Brewing Company Closed Brewpub Photo
(Sunderland, Tyne and Wear 2005-2011)

Riverside Brewery Ltd Closed
(Pallion, Tyne and Wear 1996-1999)

Vaux Breweries Ltd Closed
(Sunderland, Tyne and Wear 1837-1999)

brewers whose status is uncertain and probably not brewing, closed breweries whose brands are produced elsewhere and brewery groups non-brewing headquarters. Contract, cuckoo and gypsy brewers, who are free to move premisses, and not allocated to a county.


Other categories of "brewery" include, amongst others,

Last Updated : 28th September 2021