Citadel Stores

Business: Turners Ayr and Newton Breweries Ltd

Location: Ayr

Type: Store

The Citadel Stores were a bonded warehouse established by Alexander Fullarton, a wine and spirits merchant in Ayr.

They were acquired by Andrew Muir Turner in 1887, and then became part of Turner's Ayr & Newton Breweries Ltd in 1889.

Map of 1895 showing the site of the Citadel Stores
Map of 1895 showing the site of the Citadel Stores
© National Library of Scotland, 2015

Active: 1860s - 1928

Address: South Harbour Street

Status: Demolished


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The site of the former Citadel Stores, as seen from the River Ayr


Other Sources of information

Books and periodicals

Close, R. The forgotten breweries of Scotland: Turner's Ayr and Newton Breweries Ltd. Scottish Brewing Archive Newsletter, 1987, 10, pp.10-12.

Gibb, F. and Close, R. The brewers and breweries of Ayrshire, Buteshire and Renfrewshire. Stirling: Lomax Press, 2013.