Walker Cain Ltd

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The brewery features in The Noted Breweries of Great Britain and Ireland by Alfred Barnard published 1890
The Peter Walker brewery in 1896
The Dallam Lane site in the 1920s
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An advert from the 1950s
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Peter Walker logo above the door to the Rodney pub on Winwick Road

Walker Cain Ltd, Dallam Lane Brewery, Dallam Lane, Warrington, Cheshire

The Peter Walker Brewery was founded in 1864 when the brewery in King Street was built.

Dallam Lane site acquired and brewery built 1866. Replaced by a new brewery on the same site in 1867.

Registered 1889 as Peter Walker & Sons, Warrington & Burton Ltd.

Merged with the Liverpool brewer Robert Cain & Sons Ltd in September 1921 to form Peter Walker & Robert Cain Ltd. The name was changed to Walker Cain Ltd in 1946.

Merged with Joshua Tetley & Son Ltd of Leeds in 1960 to form Tetley Walker Ltd, later part of Carlsberg-Tetley. The Warrington brewery was closed in 1996, and now forms part of a large supermarket and the new Warrington Wolves Rugby League ground.


List of Peter Walker & Sons, Warrington & Burton Ltd. pubs


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