Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Young's Brewery to close

I heard on the news today that Young's Brewery, just up the road in Wandsworth Town, is shutting down its local operations after 425 of brewing on the Wandle. Young's will move its operations to Bedfordshire.

That's a shame. I'm glad we took the tour last summer.

Ninety people will lose their jobs. The dray horses, still used to deliver beer locally, will be retired. I wonder if that retired as in lovely pasture in Surrey or retired as in glue?

And what will happen to the other critters that live on site, like the brewery cats. Perhaps the Vol-in-Law will let me take one in.

1 comment:

jen said...

aw, how sad! now i wish i'd gone in one of the 80 million times i went past...