Secrets of Burton – The Bass Brewery

The Bass Brewery was founded by William Bass in Burton upon Trent in 1777, and within a century became the biggest brewer in the world. Although it wasn’t Burton’s only brewer, it was probably the most well-known around the UK and the wider world. Burtonians never tire of boasting that Bass’s famous red triangle logo…… Continue reading Secrets of Burton – The Bass Brewery

Burton on Trent Landmarks #5 – Winshill Water Tower

Winshill Water Tower, also known as Waterloo Tower, is a former water pumping station located high up on a hill overlooking Burton on Trent in the area of Winshill (pronounced win-sill). Winshill Water Tower Having lived in the Burton area for many years, I have seen this place from afar many times, but never got…… Continue reading Burton on Trent Landmarks #5 – Winshill Water Tower