The brewery, based on White Hart Avenue in Greenwich, will more than double the production capacity of the brand, which is preparing for its next phase of growth following three years of ‘unprecedented success’ for the brand.
As part of the purchase SALT will also operate two tap rooms in the capital that will be relaunched as Salt craft + Pizza. Located at Market Yard in Deptford and Royal Arsenal in Woolwich, the bars will serve SALT’s latest beers alongside its core beer range and some guest ales as well as a selection of wood-fired pizzas.
The new facility will also give the brewery the freedom to explore the limits of beer through its experimental Hexagon Project range, it says. The project represents what SALT describes as ‘brewing with no-limits’ and sees the creation of a series of experimental, small-batch, diverse beers made with non-traditional brewing methods and ingredients.
“It's always been an ambition to take our beers to London, and what better way than having our own branded outlets in the capital. Our London venues will cater to everyone, whether you are a craft beer connoisseur or are completely new to the scene and want to try something new,” says SALT founder James Lawson.
We’ve done some great collabs and tap takeovers with London breweries and bars over the years and have built great relationships.
“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 mold and make great craft beer accessible to all.”
SALT was founded in 2018 in the UNESCO World Heritage Village home of Saltaire, west Yorkshire, and operates a large taproom in its brewery.