City brewery set to step up production

Abbeydale Brewery is preparing to step up its operations.

It buying new equipment to increase production and overhauling telephone and IT systems and replacing a floor at its brewhouse in Aizlewood Road following a £200,000 loan from Finance Yorkshire, which has access to European funds. Two more staff are being employed.

The brewery aims to step up production from 140 barrels a week to 180 a week. It currently has 17 staff, has an annual turnover of over £2m and brews up to 10 beers every week.




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