Strongs Brewery Romsey

Strongs Sign

Brief History

In 1858 a man named Thomas Strong purchased a brewery in Romsey and then renamed it Strongs. In 1886 a man named David Faber took over and bought 2 more breweries and added them to Strongs. For nearly 100 years Strongs brewery was a major employer in Romsey. They were taken over by Whitbread in 1969 and brewing ceased 10 years later.

 

 

Strongs Order Office in the Horsefair, Romsey 1960

 

Advert on Southampton bus

 

 

Believed to be Strongs 1st lorry

 

Scammell at Romsey depot

 

Scamell at Bell Street mineral depot

 

Mobile bar in Romsey Carnival

 

Strongs Inn at the 1957 Charter celebrations

 

Bob Pointer unloading in Romsey depot

 

Crown Inn Kings Sombourne, and Strongs lorry.

 

Still around at various shows, Strongs Albion lorry

 

 

John Burnett on the left

 

First left is Jim Walvin from Princes Rd, Romsey

  

Strongs Fleet

 

Strongs Fleet

  2nd on left is Bill Solomon

 

 

Leyland Comet at Horse & Jockey, Mainstone, Romsey 1960's

 

Strongs Lorry, Romsey

Strongs lorry loading at Romsey depot

 

 

 

Aerial view of Strongs Brewery in 1950