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Thursday, 12 July 2012

Baltic Fleet, Shuttleworth Street

Baltic Fleet, Shuttleworth Street, Charlestown. (c) Salford Pubs of the 70s at flickr.

At the top end of Shuttleworth Street near Broughton Road, the Baltic Fleet stood until the early 1970s having opened in 1852.  The beerhouse was bought by Empress Brewery and it then passed to Walkers of Warrington when they absorbed the former company in 1929 [1].

Former location of Baltic Fleet, Charlestown. (c) Google 2012. View Larger Map.

The Baltic Fleet closed in 1971 as the Charlestown area of Salford underwent regeneration (not so successfully - it has recently been named the most deprived area in the country).  The exact location of the old Baltic Fleet was where Rockley Gardens is signposted in modern day Charlestown.

Baltic Fleet, Shuttleworth Street, Charlestown. (c) Neil Richardson [1].

1. Salford Pubs Part Three: Including Corss Lane, Broad Street, Hanky Park, the Height, Brindleheath, Charlestown and Weaste, Neil Richardson (2003).


  1. I lived directly opposite the Baltic Fleet from 1945-1966

    1. My grandparents owned the Baltic Fleet during that time. My dad grew up there.