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Vehicles

Protective Canopy for Vehicles

Protective Canopy for Vehicles

Transport played an important part in the evolution of the brewing industry. From horse-drawn drays through to more modern-day vehicles. The National Brewery Centre houses a fine collection of vehicles, that includes delivery wagons, fire trucks, a double-decker bus...

Barley Wagon

Barley Wagon

Once horse drawn wagons carrying grain, hops and beer were the vehicles of choice for brewers and farmers. This vehicle was sold by Bass in 1932 to Ian Anchor of Thurlston. He purchased “five brewery waggons, three brewery carts and one set of heavy horse harness for...

Bottle Car

Bottle Car

   Originally built in 1923.The Daimler Bottle Car was one of five purchased by Worthington’s Brewery in the early 1920s. They were used throughout the 1920s and 1930s, mainly in towns for promotional purposes. After the merger of Bass and Worthington, in 1927,...

Hancocks Dray

Hancocks Dray

   Built circa 1900 and arrived at the Museum following the closure of Hancock’s Brewery in Cardiff. When laden it required a team of 6 or 8 horses to pull it.

Scammel Trivan

Scammel Trivan

The Scammell is on display at the National Brewery Centre by courtesy of Carlsberg UK Ltd. This Scammell Trivan was restored in the early 80s as an apprentice project in the workshops of Allied Breweries Romford Brewery. The aim was to recreate a vehicle used by...

Leyland Beaver

Leyland Beaver

Built in 1949. M&B had a fleet of these vehicles at their Cape Hill Brewery. Used as a delivery dray up until the 1960s this example was sold and then re-discovered in a fairground and brought back to the Museum in the 1980s

Waterwitch Dray

Waterwitch Dray

This horse drawn fire engine circa 1829 originates from Henry Mitchell & Co, Cape Hill Brewery in Birmingham.