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121-127 Mile End Road

Anchor Retail

Significant Building

  • Completed: 1994
  • Historic period: 1980-1999
  • This is a significant building
  • Current Use: Retail

This site was the location of the Anchor Brewery. At peak production The Anchor brewery's production capacity was about 20,000 barrels of beer a week. A barrel consists of 36 gallons/288 pints.

Between 1939-1945 the Anchor Brewery was hit nine times by bombs. However, it was able to carry on with its production and in addition supplied beer to the less fortunate breweries.