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Bass Maltings, Sleaford

The Maltings were built by Bass Breweries at the start of the 20th century and were the largest of their kind in the country.  Costing £350’000 to build the site was operational by Bass until 1959 when production was ceased.  In 1973 it was acquired by Padleys who used the buildings for poultry farming and vegetable storage.  It suffered a large fire in 1976 which can be seen in some of my photos. Listed in 1982 after a successful battle by locals to stop a demolition application.  Gladedale homes have permission to regenerate the site with a mixed business/residential plan but so far these plans have been held up with council wrangling over building suitable roads leading to the site.

 

 

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7 comments

  1. awesome sauce. I wouldn’t mind living in it!!

  2. i live near it, ive only cycled past it though. according to my brother, it’s haunted with ghosts, and there was a group of kids that went in the bass maltings. they were never seen again,.

  3. Nobody lives in the buildings, they are derelict.

  4. Doe anyone live near here or does anyone have any stories about bass maltings?

  5. Looks like a beautiful place shame it is so far away

  6. That spiral stair is awesome!

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