Powderkeg Brewery from unit 10, Hogsbrook Zone, is celebrating three years of continuous growth. Their success is part down to receiving Government-backed funding from the Start Up Loans scheme back in 2015. Powderkeg were able to raise £25,000 to help buy equipment and pay for premises. Learn more about Powderkeg


Securing initial funding was essential for launching my business. Breweries are capital intensive, but Start Up Loans provided me with the necessary support, and guidance I needed to kick-start Powderkeg and make my entrepreneurial dreams, a reality.

Owner John Magill