1926 Prince of Wales This was the only recorded Royal visit and an historical image of that visit was used to illustrate the Brewery Information Board. Prince of Wales 1926 – leaving the StationPrince of Wales arrives in the Brewery YardPrince of Wales – without textPrince of Wales meeting the teamCharles Stocker, Head Brewer. F.A Simonds, Chairman. Prince of Wales. George Blackall SimondsPrince of Wales meeting the teamPrince of Wales leaving from Seven Bridges HouseThere 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!