West-Yorkshire based micro brewer, SALT, has acquired two taprooms, based at Market Yard, Deptford and Royal Arsenal, Woolwich and a 23,000 sq ft brewery in White Hart Avenue, Greenwich, London as the company sets to expand into London and the South East.
This latest sale will enable SALT, which is part of the Ossett Brewing Group, to more than double its production capacity.
The taprooms will be rebranded as Salt craft + pizza and its menu will offer visitors wood fired pizza options alongside Salt beer, selected guest ale, cocktails, wine and spirits.
Paul Bugeja, associate director at Colliers, commented: “There was lots of interest in this site due to its excellent location for distribution across the South East and proximity to the London Food and Beverage market.
“SALT is a multi-award winning craft beer brand supplying some of the leading restaurant groups in the UK. The purchase has provided SALT opportunity to acquire a fully operational brewery and begin brewing immediately to manage their ever increasing demand.
“ The addition of the taprooms to the SALT portfolio offer the brand a quick entry to the London Market, in an area we are confident the brand will resonate with the local catchment.”
Jamie Lawson, Founder of SALT said: “It’s always been an ambition to take our beer to London, and what better way than having our own branded outlets in the capital. There is such a huge craft beer presence in London that it feels like it’s the perfect time to be branching out and putting our stamp on the city. Our aim is to break the traditional mould and make great craft beer accessible to all.”