The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries Closed In 1986

The following is a list of the 14 breweries listed on this site that closed in 1986 that are listed on the site. Please note that this is not a complete list of all breweries ever in existance, just the ones on this site and is nowhere near complete before the mid-1980's. Additional historical information is being added as time allows. While we have tried to ensure the information below is correct, if you believe that something is incorrect please contact us

Alexandra Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Portslade, East Sussex 1982-1986)

The Argyle Brewing Company Closed
(Leith, City of Edinburgh 1985-1986)

Axe Vale Brewery Closed
(Colyton, Devon 1983-1986)

Barking Brewery Co Closed
(Barking, Greater London 1985-1986)

Bate's Brewery Closed
(Bovey Tracey, Devon 1983-1986)

Burkes Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Croydon, Greater London 1981-1986)

W M Darley Ltd Closed
(Thorne, South Yorkshire 1837-1986)

Davenport's Brewery Ltd Closed
(Birmingham, West Midlands 1896-1986)

Down Royal Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Lisburn, County Antrim 1982-1986)

Kentish Ales Closed
(Rusthall, Kent 1984-1986)

The Pig & Whistle Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Glasgow, Glasgow City 1984-1986)

Reigate Brewery Limited Closed
(Reigate, Surrey 1983-1986)

Sevenoaks Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Seal, Kent 1981-1986)

The Tavern Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Newnham Bridge, Worcestershire 1981-1986)

Last Updated : 6th June 2020