The Truman Brewery
The Black Eagle Brewery is the former brewing plant of Truman’s Brewery located around Brick Lane in the Spitalfields area, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Truman’s subsequently became Truman, Hanbury and Buxton. By 1853, the Black Eagle Brewery was the largest in the world, with an annual production of 400,000 barrels.
The former buildings, warehouses and yards were redeveloped by The Zeloof Partnership as the “Old Truman Brewery” and now houses over 250 businesses, ranging from cultural venues to art galleries, restaurants, and retail shops. The Director’s House and former Brew House are listed buildings.
Scope of Work
Williams Restoration undertook the restoration of the façade at the Truman Brewery using the specialist finish ‘Japanese Render’.
Following the project brief to recreate the existing and depleted pebble dash esc’ render that had been used on the adjacent buildings. Williams Restoration undertook hours of research including on-site samples until all parties were happy with the mortars and techniques needed.
Our specialist, external restoration team were then trained in the specialist Japanese Render techniques and undertook the works.
Project location: Brick Lane, London
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Dean Bowie. London
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