Camra has sent Greene King a petition with 4,800 names on it asking it to reconsider closing Ridley’s Brewery in Essex. Mike Benner, chief executive of Camra said: "Greene King’s decision to close Ridley’s Brewery, buy Belhaven Brewery and axe popular beer brands threatens to undermine the very choice and diversity that is the key to the success of real ale and the success of Greene King."