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1961 Acquired the bankrupt Friary Meux of Guildford
1963 The name Allied Breweries was adopted
1964 Acquired Thomas Ramsden of Halifax
Late 1960s diversified but lost ground as a brewer.
1978 Allied Breweries merged with the food and catering group J. Lyons and Co.
1981 Group renamed Allied Lyons
After 1989, the pubs were separated from brewing as a result of the Beer Orders
1993 Allied sold a 50% stake in its breweries to Carlsberg to form Carlsberg-Tetley.
1994 The rest of the group became Allied Domecq
1997 The remaining stake in the brewing company was sold to Carlsberg.
By the end of the century Carlsberg-Tetley only had two breweries - Leeds and Northampton. Most of the Burton brewery had been sold to Bass.
1999 the pubs were sold to Punch Taverns plc.