This was the only recorded Royal visit and an historical image of that visit was used to illustrate the Brewery Information Board.
Charles Stocker, Head Brewer. F.A Simonds, Chairman. Prince of Wales. George Blackall Simonds
There is a Pathe News report on this visit – Click HERE.
The Prince’s visit was of course written up in the very 1st issue of the new staff newsletter, The Hop Leaf Gazette, published in October 1926. You can read it in full on page 8; HERE;
Beer prices were rather different in those days as this price list shows!