WEST BERKSHIRE BREWERY
The Old Dairy, Frilsham Farm, Yattendon, Berkshire, RG18 0XT
What does your company/organisation do?
Brews, bottles and cans beer and lager and its Visitor Centre provides a retail shop and a Taproom and Kitchen.
What do you love about Newbury West Berkshire?
It offers so much: good travel communications, only 1 hour from London and close to Heathrow, business and retail parks; racecourse, showground, theatre, cinema, arts venues, museum, library, international music festival, the Kennet & Avon Canal, beautiful countryside and villages, good schools and its own College, new hospital, top-class hotels and golf courses.
Why are you involved in the Newbury West Berkshire EDC project?
As a local resident, charity trustee and business owner for the past 35 years, I was delighted to be asked to be the inaugural Chairman of the Newbury West Berkshire Economic Development Company.
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Since becoming Chairman in 2013, over £8m. has been invested in a 68,000 ft 2, state-of-the-art brewing and packaging facility, thereby creating over 70 new jobs in rural West Berkshire.