Hydes Brewery Ltd

Hydes is an award-winning independent family brewer and pub retailer. Founded in 1863, it has remained an independent brewery in the North West of England and North Wales ever since. The brewery, based in Media City UK, Salford, is entirely dedicated to the production of cask and craft ales, which are distributed throughout the estate of 60 managed and tenanted houses, wholesalers and pub groups across the North of England and North Wales.

Hydes Brewery’s success is based on a fastidious commitment to quality in every aspect of the business, from the dedication and skills of our people, the quality of the 50 or so beers that are brewed each year to the excellent standards in the company’s pubs and the exceptional service provided to our customers.

Our history began when brothers Alfred and Ralph Hyde acquired a small brewing concern from their grandfather Thomas Shaw in 1863 and began the Hydes brewing dynasty. As the business developed it was managed through the generations by various family members and by virtue of its increasing fortunes it outgrew its premises several times. In 1899, with William Hyde now in control, the business came to rest at the Queens Brewery site in Manchester. It was also under William’s leadership that the company began acquiring an estate of public houses through which to distribute its beers. Hydes Ales acquired an excellent reputation throughout the North West of England and in 1944 the company was re-named Hydes Anvil Brewery to incorporate the family trademark. William’s sister Annie took over the business after Williams death in 1916 and continued to run the brewery successfully for a total of 56 years.

Following the closure of the Queens Brewery site, Hydes moved a new brewery, The Beer Studio, close to Media City UK, Salford in December 2012 where it continues to brew its famous beers. Today, we are proud to be one of the only brewers in the country producing over 50 different cask ales per annum alongside a traditional core range. The brewing team is continually creating something special for our consumers to enjoy and the innovation doesn’t stop there with more recently the introduction of craft ales and key keg. We are proud to have a portfolio which meet the demands of today’s consumers.

Run a pub with Hydes

As our tenants will tell you, they love the personal touch. To us you will be a name, not a number. We enjoy building relationships with our tenants and we want your business to be successful, that’s why we will give you the right kind of support. Our dedicated team will tailor make everything to suit your business needs and no matter what challenges you are facing, there is someone always on hand to support and give you great advice. We offer a range of flexible tenancy agreements with a tailored approach to suit your needs and business plan. Along with our impressive portfolio of draught beers and buying solutions for a wide selection of drinks, we offer everything to suit your business.

As well as a great tenanted estate, we have over 35 managed houses, segmented into Premium Pub Dining situated in some of the most beautiful locations of the North West, our Great Pub Great Food sites at the heart of local communities and our Community Wet sites which build on those traditional foundations. Our expansion over recent years has also brought us our Bars of Distinction, ranging from Craft Bars to Cocktail venues and a Boutique Hotel. Many of our sites have won National Awards and other accreditations.

For these great sites, we need great people to work for us. We want people who stand out as being ahead of the competition. Being able to run a pub is one thing, being able to lead and manage a successful business requires a set of particular skills and behaviours which we value and encourage. Whether you are an experienced operator or new to the industry, our training pathways will help you grow and develop within the hospitality industry.

Interested in joining us or finding out more?

Find out more by following us on our website www.hydesbrewery.com alternatively email us at recruitment@hydesbrewery.com or call us on 0161 232 5203

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