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Carlsberg-Tetley Brewery, Blue Plaque


Subject ID:
2011816_172561
Location:
Hunslet
Subject Year:
Copyright:
Ray Dickinson
Class number:
LEO 5550
Carlsberg-Tetley Brewery, Blue Plaque
Description:
2010. This photo taken in summer 2010 shows a Leeds Civic Trust Blue Plaque dedicated to Joshua Tetley, situated on the gate post of the Carlsberg-Tetley Brewery at the corner of Hunslet Road and Waterloo Street. The plaque reads 'Joshua Tetley (1778-1859). In 1822 Joshua Tetley bought William Sykes' brewery business which has stood here since 1792. Joshua's enterprise and fine quality ales created a reputation which for over 150 years has made the name 'Tetleys' synonymous with the City of Leeds. Sadly the Leeds connection with Tetley's is no more, following the closure of the Hunslet Road brewery by Tetley's parent company Carlsberg on 17th June 2011.

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