The Lost Pubs of Burton on Trent

The brewing capital of the United Kingdom, Burton upon Trent, has kept the United Kingdom and the wider world in beer for hundreds of years. The special qualities of the water table underneath the town, with its underground gypsum deposits, was perfect for brewing beer. That led to many local breweries being established, the biggest…… Continue reading The Lost Pubs of Burton on Trent

Burton on Trent Landmarks #11 ā€“ Even More Sculptures

Following on from the popular blog posts looking at artworks and sculptures around Burton upon Trent’s Washlands and elsewhere in the town, I present to you the third and possibly final part. The Burton Cooper by James Walter Butler The Burton Cooper is probably the most well-known and one of the oldest pieces of artwork…… Continue reading Burton on Trent Landmarks #11 ā€“ Even More Sculptures

Burton on Trent Landmarks #2 – Goat Maltings

Welcome to the second of my posts about landmarks in the Staffordshire town of Burton on Trent. In this post, I will be focusing on one of the remaining former brewery buildings in the town, the Goat Maltings on Clarence Street. View from Clarence Street of the Goat Maltings. The goat itself can be seen…… Continue reading Burton on Trent Landmarks #2 – Goat Maltings