Ram Quarter is set in the grounds of the old Young's Brewery, a site where beer has been brewed since at least 1533. Despite Young's closing in 2006, a small-scale brewery has been kept on-site during the development period, ensuring the Ram continues as Britain's oldest working brewery. The new development maintains that heritage by incorporating the brewery's iconic listed buildings.
"The tradition of brewing on site goes back almost 500 years. I'm proud to have kept that tradition alive, and I'm delighted to see it continuing as an integral part of life at Ram Quarter."
John Hatch, Brewer
In 1831 the brewery site was purchased by Charles Allen Young and Anthony Fothergill Bainbridge, and for more than 170 years provided London, the UK and the world with Young’s famous ales. The brewery became a London landmark, and most of the listed buildings in the Ram Quarter date from this historic period.