Simonds now have 117 pubs and the pace of growth then accelerated.

Besides pubs, the brewery was expanding into London, as demonstarted by the British phone book records of 1880-1884, which records H&G Simonds Ltd with 4 locations:

Brewers, 181 Haydon’s Road

Brewers & Bottlers, 32 York Road, Lambeth [2 lines]

Caterers, Surrey County Cricket tavern

Brewers, wines & spirits, 51 Artillery Place