- Landmark Site & Premises having a rich historical brewery tradition.
- Extensive complex of buildings extending in total to approx. 63,125 sqft (5,864 sqm) on a total site area of 1.73 acres (0.7 hectares) of thereabouts.
- Prominent location adjacent to the River Cocker within a short walking distance of the town centre of Cockermouth.
- Suitable for continuation as a commercial brewing operation or as a regeneration opportunity respecting the historic significance of the site.
- Offers in excess of £750,000 are invited for the freehold and long leasehold interests with the benefit of vacant possession on completion.
The property comprises an extensive complex of inter-connecting buildings which have been developed over a number of years since 1874 when Jennings Brewery originally moved to the site.
The Brewery complex extends over a total site area of 1.73 acres that is intersected by Brewery Lane with the principal brewery operation undertaken on the south side of Brewery Lane with the former Maltings on the north side of the roadway.
The brewery operation comprises a range of period buildings arranged over varying levels being predominantly of stone construction beneath pitched slate roofs with more modern buildings providing storage and warehouse accommodation set around the principal courtyard entrance.
A visitor’s centre and bar / catering facility have been developed in one of the older buildings having an attractive outside seating area overlooking the River Cocker.
The Maltings comprise an impressive 5-storey Grade II Listed building being of traditional brick construction beneath a slate pitched roof with a single storey addition and external yard area to the western part of the site.
The main building has been adapted and converted to provide storage facilities on the ground floor with two of the upper floors being for office use.
Onsite car parking and loading / delivery areas are provided with direct access from Brewery Lane.
The property is situated on the confluence of the River Cocker and River Derwent at the foot of Cockermouth Castle and within a short walking distance of Cockermouth Town Centre.
Cockermouth is a popular historic market town and tourist centre located on the northwest fringe of the Lake District National Park surrounded by stunning countryside and scenic lakes.
The town is situated on in the northwest of Cumbria approximately 26 miles southwest of Carlisle and some 31 miles west of Penrith and with the tourist centre of Keswick approximately 14 miles southeast.
Cockermouth is located in close proximity to both the A595 and A66 trunk roads which links the town to the West Cumbrian coastal towns of Merryport, Workington and Whitehaven and in turn the M6 motorway.