Caledonian Brewery Co. Ltd

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Courtesy Roy Denison

Caledonian Brewery Co Ltd, Caledonian Brewery, Slateford Road, Edinburgh, Lothian

Formerly Lorimer & Clark Ltd, which was owned by Vaux Breweries Ltd.

Following Vaux's decision to cease brewing here in May 1987, it became an independent brewery after a management buy-out. Brewing recommenced in 1987 in old buildings.

In 2004, Scottish & Newcastle Breweries Ltd. having decided to close their Fountain Brewery in Edinburgh, took a 30% share in Caledonian and contracted for the brewing of their beers. This became 100% ownership in 2008.

Now operated by Heineken UK and Wells are brewing there.


Images of the brewery