brewery is located at The National Trust's Grange Farm, in Crockham
Hill. We have refurbished an old dairy building so bringing life
to an old building and helping to boost the income of the farm.
its press release to launch the "More than a Pretty Place"
report, the SE Region of the Trust wrote:
a joint project with the farm tenant, the Trust facilitated the
development of the business by providing and allowing adaptation
of suitable premises and modifying the drainage. The Brewery employs
two local people and will take on further staff as output increases.
There will be opportunities in the future for the National Trust
to help source ingredients for the beer, such as hops and malting
barley, from other Trust farms, as well as to assist with markets."
have installed hygienic cladding throughout the brewery as well
as stainless steel drains and newly poured concrete floors. In brewing
cleanliness is everything and we spend alot of time cleaning and
sterilizing the brewery. Only with a clean brewery can we guarantee
the quality and consistency of our products.
brewery is owned and managed by Robert Wicks, who is also head brewer.
The general manager and second brewer is Paul Spearman, assisted
by Gordon Hancock. The brewery cellar is managed by Gary Burbery
and our logistics are managed by Alan Duke with dray drivers, Gary
Simmonds and Roger Morgan. Liz Wicks is the director in charge of
sales with Sue Duke as office manager. Nick Naismith is the non-executive
gallery of the brewery construction and installation
about Westerham's famous past brewery and the history here