The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Local Government Authority area of Wigan

We list 11 breweries in the Local Government Authority area of Wigan. Of these, 5 are open breweries, 6 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Hophurst Brewery Ltd
(Hindley, Greater Manchester 2014-Still Brewing)

Mayflower Brewery
(Hindley, Greater Manchester 2001-Still Brewing)

Prospect Brewery Ltd
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2007-Still Brewing)

Wigan Brewhouse Ltd Photo
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2017-Still Brewing)

Wily Fox Brewery Limited
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2016-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

AllGates Brewery Ltd Closed
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2006-2016)

Jones Brewery Closed
(Haigh, Greater Manchester 2011-2012)

Martland Mill Brewery Closed
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2014-2021)

Merlin Brewery Ltd Closed Photo
(Leigh, Greater Manchester 2004-2005)

Rosebridge Brewery Closed Photo
(Wigan, Greater Manchester 2006-2007)

Sarah's Hop House Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Golborne, Greater Manchester 1999-2003)


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.

Last Updated : 18th April 2022