Cloudy with rain or snow clearing overnight.
Cloudy with outbreaks of rain, with sleet and snow on higher ground, especially Lanarkshire, and some wet snow to low levels. Becoming drier from the northwest through the early hours. Occasionally strong northerly winds in coastal parts easing later. Minimum Temperature 0C.
John Craig Peacock started his professional career as a ship's agent and amassed a fleet of 7 ships within 10 years.
With the adoption of steam vessels, the company focused on the export of coal, and relationships in Spain and North America flourished.
WW2 had a significant impact on our business. Salt and coal merchanting all but finished.
Today Peacock enjoy the enviable position of being the UK's largest salt importer, with the most customers and widest variety of salts.