Salt & Co. Ltd
Thomas Salt & Co. Ltd, 119 High Street, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire
Founded as maltsters 1774. Registered November 1893.
Acquired by Bass, Ratcliff & Gretton Ltd in 1927 and brewing ceased. Site cleared to build shopping precinct c.1965.
Malting continued at the firm's Walsitch Maltings under Bass until the 1960s, now mostly converted into industrial units. A microbrewery has been established here: see Tower Brewery (Burton).
The brewery features in The Noted Breweries of Great Britain and Ireland by Alfred Barnard published 1890.
These two images show Salt's London depot at St Pancras Station. There is over 120 years between the two pictures but interestingly there is little visual difference