The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries Opened In 1982

The following is a list of the 27 breweries listed on this site that opened in 1982 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

Afan Brewery Closed
(Cwmafan, West Glamorgan 1982-1984)

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

B&T Brewery Ltd Contract Brewer Photo

Barley Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Barley, Hertfordshire 1982-1997)

Berrow Brewery Closed
(Berrow, Somerset 1982-2011)

Big Lamp Brewery Brewpub Photo
(Newburn, Tyne and Wear 1982-Still Brewing)

Bodicote Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Bodicote, Oxfordshire 1982-2004)

Bodmin Ales Closed
(Cardinham, Cornwall 1982-1984)

The Burley Street Brewhouse Ltd Brewing Suspended Brewpub Photo
(Leeds, West Yorkshire 1982-Brewing Suspended)

Burton Bridge Brewery Ltd Brewpub Photo
(Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire 1982-Still Brewing)

HB Clark & Co (Successors) Ltd Closed Photo
(Wakefield, West Yorkshire 1982-2017)

Devanha Brewery Closed
(Alford, Aberdeenshire 1982-1987)

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

Failsworth Brewery Closed
(Newton Heath, Greater Manchester 1982-1985)

Fleece & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Bristol, Avon 1982-1990)

Frog & Parrot Brewhouse Closed Brewpub Photo
(Sheffield, South Yorkshire 1982-2006)

Leith Brewery Closed
(Leith, City of Edinburgh 1982-1984)

Linfit Brewery Photo
(South Crosland, West Yorkshire 1982-Still Brewing)

Mauldon's Ltd Photo
(Sudbury, Suffolk 1982-Still Brewing)

Moles Brewery Closed Take Over

The Newcastle Brewhouse Closed Brewpub
(Newcastle, Tyne and Wear 1982-1989)

Phoenix Brewery Ltd Photo
(Heywood, Greater Manchester 1982-Still Brewing)

Pilgrim Brewery Tap Room Photo
(Reigate, Surrey 1982-Still Brewing)

Sam Powell Brewery Closed
(Newtown, Powys 1982-1991)

RCH Brewery Closed
(West Hewish, Somerset 1982-2017)

Royal Tunbridge Wells Brewery Closed
(Rusthall, Kent 1982-1983)

Strathalbyn Brewery Closed
(Dalmuir, Dunbartonshire 1982-1987)

Last Updated : 4th August 2023