April 1997 MBO to acquire the assets in Dorchester establishing Thomas Hardy Brewery & Packaging
October 1998 MBO of Burtonwood plc’s production facilities to form Thomas Hardy Burtonwood
June 1999 Formation of Thomas Hardy Services, Tiverton & leasing of assets from Whitbread
June 1999 Acquired assets from Scotco to form Thomas Hardy Kendal
  2000 - 2001 Investment over two years in fermentation, conditioning & yeast handling capacity at Burtonwood
April 2002 Investment to acquire & install a high speed bottling line at Burtonwood
September 2002 Investment in PSL labellers for all sites
August 2003 Closed Dorchester
November 2003 Investment in PET capability at Burtonwood
December 2004 Closed Tiverton
November 2005 Acquisition of the Burtonwood site
May 2007 Investment in water treatment plant & increased tank capacity at Burtonwood and Kendal
  2008 - 2009 Continued investment in laboratory & hygiene systems at Burtonwood and Kendal
August 2009 Acquisition of the Kendal site
May 2010 Re-introduction & investment in PET de-palletisation at Burtonwood