The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries Opened In 2002

The following is a list of the 45 breweries listed on this site that opened in 2002 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

Abbey Bells Brewery Closed
(Hirst Courtney, North Yorkshire 2002-2009)

Atlas Brewery Take Over Photo

Baltic Fleet Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Liverpool, Merseyside 2002-2016)

Bazens' Brewery Closed Photo
(Salford, Greater Manchester 2002-2010)

Beckstones Brewery Limited Closed
(The Green, Cumbria 2002-2020)

Blackdown Brewery Ltd Closed
(Dunkeswell Airfield, Devon 2002-2008)

Blindmans Brewery Ltd Photo
(Leighton, Somerset 2002-Still Brewing)

Bob's Brewing Co Ltd Closed Brewpub Photo
(Ossett, West Yorkshire 2002-2016)

The Brakspear Brewing Company Take Over

Breadalbane Brewery Closed
(Lawers, Perth and Kinross 2002-2005)

Breconshire Brewery Ltd Closed
(Brecon, Powys 2002-2013)

The Dartford Wobbler Brewery Closed
(South Darenth, Kent 2002-2022)

Dow Bridge Brewery Photo
(Catthorpe, Leicestershire 2002-Still Brewing)

Elland Brewery Limited Photo
(Elland, West Yorkshire 2002-Still Brewing)

Fox Brewery Brewpub Photo
(Heacham, Norfolk 2002-Still Brewing)

Glastonbury Brewing Co
(Glastonbury, Somerset 2002-Still Brewing)

Grand Union Brewery Ltd Closed Photo
(Hayes, Greater London 2002-2008)

Greenfield Real Ale Brewery Ltd Closed Photo
(Greenfield, Greater Manchester 2002-2019)

Hawkshead Brewery Tap Room Photo
(Staveley, Cumbria 2002-Still Brewing)

Hebridean Brewing Company Closed Photo
(Stornoway, Western Isles 2002-2019)

Hill Island Brewery Photo
(Durham, County Durham 2002-Still Brewing)

Isle of Purbeck Brewery Brewpub Photo
(Studland, Dorset 2002-Still Brewing)

Jarrow Brewing Company Closed Photo
(Jarrow, Tyne and Wear 2002-2015)

Jolly Brewer Closed
(Wrexham, Clwyd 2002-2012)

Kelburn Brewing Company Ltd
(Barrhead, Renfrewshire 2002-Still Brewing)

Kelly's Eye Brewery Closed Cuckoo Brewer

Khean Brewery Co Ltd Closed
(Congleton, Cheshire 2002-2004)

Maldon Brewing Company Ltd Closed Photo
(Maldon, Essex 2002-2020)

Mill Hill Brew Co Ltd
(Enderby, Leicestershire 2002-Still Brewing)

Mono Restaurant & Bar Closed Brewpub
(Glasgow, Glasgow City 2002-2003)

Newport Ales Closed Brewpub Photo
(Newport, East Riding of Yorkshire 2002-2003)

Old Stables Brewing Company Closed Brewpub Photo
(Sandy, Bedfordshire 2002-2006)

Oxford Brewery Ltd Closed
(Kidlington, Oxfordshire 2002-2003)

Ramsbottom Brewery Closed Photo
(Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester 2002-2006)

Ramsgate Brewery Limited Photo
(Broadstairs, Kent 2002-Still Brewing)

Red Rose Brewery Closed Brewpub Photo
(Great Harwood, Lancashire 2002-2010)

Refresh UK Ltd Closed
(Witney, Oxfordshire 2002-2008)

The Scarecrow Brewery Ltd Closed Photo
(Arreton, Isle of Wight 2002-2004)

Shaw's Brewery Closed
(Duckinfield, Greater Manchester 2002-2011)

Spectrum Brewery Closed
(Tharston, Norfolk 2002-2011)

Staffordshire Brewery Ltd
(Cheddleton, Staffordshire 2002-Still Brewing)

Townhouse Brewery
(Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria 2002-Still Brewing)

Uncle Stuarts Brewery Closed
(Lingwood, Norfolk 2002-2015)

Whittingtons Brewery Contract Brewer Small Format Photo

Wooden Hand Brewery Closed Photo
(Grampound Road, Cornwall 2002-2017)

Last Updated : 16th August 2023