The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Local Government Authority area of Sunderland

We list 5 breweries in the Local Government Authority area of Sunderland. Of these, 2 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)

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)



Footnote

Other categories of "brewery" include, amongst others, 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.

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Last Updated : 17th September 2020