Clowes, George & Co brewery
20 High St
George Clowes' Steam Brewery was built in 1872 and continued brewing until 1913 (last listed in 1904).
In 1874 White's Directory George A Clowes & Co is listed as a brewer & maltster & coal, corn & hop merchant (High st)
An advert in the Ipswich Journal** in Jan 1880 states that :
Needham Steam Brewery
George A Clowes & Co.’S pure home brewed special family ales.
AK 18s per Kilderkin 9s per Firkin
XXXK 22s 6d per Kilderkin 11s 3d per Firkin
Converted into a Malto-Peptone Yeast Food factory in 1899 - building is still standing.