Campaign for Real Ale

Collin Croft Brewery

The Old Brewery, Collin Croft, KendalThe Collin Croft brewery originally started in Collin Croft off Highgate in Kendal. By 1905 it had moved to Beezon Road, when it became a limited company having been previously operated by James Gildred. The company acted as the agents of William Younger & Co. of Edinburgh, and following the death of C W Gildred in 1933 was bought by them. The brewery had ceased brewing by 1949, but continued bottling Younger's beers until 1965.

The original brewery in Collin Croft is now housing.