Albion Brewery, 1895 - Coronation Street
Albion Brewery, Coronation Street
History of the Albion Brewery, Coronation Street
1868: Albion brewery
Acquired by William Henry Apthorpe junior. he was son of W H Apthorpe of the Victoria Brewery in Albert Street. Seems to have been a brewhouse attached to a pub, probably the Dolphin or the Rose and Crown.
1895: brewery is described in a guide to Cambridge as having a 10 quarter plant. There were over 50 tied houses in Cambridge including the Elm Tree, Salisbury Arms, Earl Grey, Empress, Durham Ox and the House of Commons.
1896: acquired hy Lacon
E Lacon & Co, brewers, wine and spirit merchants
H W Badcock, Granta View, Stapleford, manager
E Lacon Ltd, brewers wine and spirit merchants
Lacon taken over by Whitbreads. Site demolished soon after.