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Report - Beeston Maltings, Nottingham

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by RAF-N, Jan 26, 2011.

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    NOTE: Dont get your hopes up about this place, its sealed up now


    The buildings were originally the site of the Beeston Brewery which was founded in 1896 and carried on production until 1922 when it was taken over by Shipstones & Sons and converted into maltings, which served the main brewerys in Nottingham.
    Beeston was the first pneumatic maltings in Britain. It was constructed in 1878, for Messrs Waite, Corbould and Faulkner of the Beeston Brewery Company. It was closely followed by one for Messrs Flowers and Sons at Stratford-upon-Avon, Two other pneumatic maltings on the same system were constructed shortly afterwards, firstly for Nimmo and Sons at the Castle Eden Brewery, County Durham, and then slightly later for Messrs Sedgwick and Co at Watford. Of these examples, the only building known to survive with at least its original shell is that at Beeston. Two other pneumatic maltings on the same system were constructed shortly afterwards, firstly for Nimmo and Sons at the Castle Eden Brewery, County Durham, and then slightly later for Messrs Sedgwick and Co at Watford. Of these examples, the only building known to survive with at least its original shell is that at Beeston.
    Unfortunately this traditional floor maltings, which supplied many of the country’s craft brewers, closed in 2000 for redevelopment as residential units.

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    The remaining photo's not shown here can be viewed here: Maltings

    Thanks for looking
    RAF-N
     

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