West Brewery in Templeton Carpet Factory


15 Binnie Place  G40 1AW

William Leiper, 1982

Category A Listed

WEST has carried on the industrial heritage of this magnificent building by converting the winding house of this former carpet factory into a state of the art brewery. Join a tour and learn about the history of WEST, and the production process. Sensible footwear required.

This is a rare opportunity for visitors to tour our working brewery free of charge. You will be escorted by a knowledgeable tour guide who will showcase the features and history of the iconic Templeton Building as well as providing a unique insight into the way in which WEST produce its award winning lagers and wheat beers.

Discover Glasgows Industrial Heritage: Although the Templeton Building no longer produces world famous carpets -you will see how WEST have re-purposed this industrial space in order to produce a completely different Scottish product and keep the legacy of this great space alive.

Number in Brochure: 49

Opening Times

Tours: Sat 11am, 12noon & 1pm, Sun 12noon, 2pm & 4pm; 30 minutes

Meeting Point: Beer Hall

Advanced Booking Essential

Additional Booking Information:

Booking opens at 10am on Wednesday 26th August 2015.

Please be aware that Doors Open Day events are very popular and will book out quickly.

Spaces are limited per person.

Please only book for events that you intend to go to and cancel your space as soon as possible if you are unable to attend.

If the event is fully booked please feel free to add yourself to the wait list, if a space becomes available you will be contacted and will have one day to respond. Please be aware that you must add yourself to the waitlist for every space and for the times that you want ie. if looking for three spaces at any time, add your name 3 times to each event time.


Restrictions on Access: Please wear sensible footwear to tour the working brewery.

No Disabled Access


Disabled Toilet

Refreshments Available

Getting Here

Nearest Train or Subway Station(s): Bridgeton Train Station

Parking: On Street Parking Available Charges Apply


0141 550 0135

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West Brewery in Templeton Carpet Factory

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West Brewery in Templeton Carpet Factory
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