Archive for November 3rd, 2007

The Ram brewery

I don’t know how the old Young’s brewery looks today, a year after they merged with Well’s and closed down one of the oldest breweries in England. Here is a picture I took a couple of years ago, which, by coincidence, is taken from more or less the same spot that the designer chose for his imaginary view of the Ram Towers. The open water is not a canal, it is the small remaining stretch of the river Wandle, a tributary to the Thames. This little river was probably why the brewery was located here in the first place.

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