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Grangemouth Chemical Science Park

Grangemouth is located in Scotland’s central belt, just 25 miles from the Scottish capital, Edinburgh. Home to one of four major chemical parks in the UK,  Grangemouth’s industrial heritage and history of innovation spans centuries. This has provided a firm foundation for new sectors to grow, creating exciting opportunities for investment.

Grangemouth is backed by the significant investment and vision needed to build a sustainable manufacturing future and deliver on ambitious net zero targets.  

If you choose to invest in Grangemouth, you’ll be in good company with Fujifim, Versalis, Piramal Healthcare, Syngenta and Celtic Renewables all located here. With just transition and investment zone support in place, it’s an area with exciting opportunities.

Grangemouth highlights


INEOS is a fully integrated manufacturing complex made up of Scotland’s only crude oil refinery, a major petrochemicals production centre and the processing operations for the Forties Pipeline System.

This 1700-acre estate already has a number of market-ready serviced sites available offering a unique commercial advantage to investors in this sector. The sites have the added bonus of direct access to energy, steam, effluent treatment, compressed air and nitrogen, as well as effective and significant logistics facilities by road, rail and port. 

Forth Ports 

Recently shortlisted for Green Freeport status, Forth Ports is Scotland’s largest port, handling over 9 million tonnes of cargo each year. It receives a variety of import and export ships from all over the globe, managing containments for industries including oil and gas, agriculture, construction and food and drink.


Green Freeport status has the potential to unlock £6 billion in private and public investment for Scotland and to create new training facilities, logistic parks, rail networks and freight terminals . This exciting proposal aspires to generate up to 38,350 new green jobs and act as a catalyst for new green technologies and renewable energy manufacturing.


CalaChem provides industrial services to customers in the chemical, pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries.

For over 100 years, the company manufactured chemicals, and has now diversified to providing industrial property, land and services to energy intensive manufacturing businesses. Within its 85 acres, 30% is available for development. It offers fully serviced, prime industrial land, from 1 to 10 acres, as well as ready-to-enter office space, warehouse space and laboratory facilities. 

CalaChem provides a complete treatment and disposal service for third party bulk aqueous waste and for on-site customers at its large-scale, fully automated Effluent Treatment Plant. 

Investment in a green state-of-the-art combined heat and power plant, generating energy from waste, will provide occupiers and tenants a secure price for electricity and steam generally independent of world market events.

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Benefits of setting up at Grangemouth

Access to talent

Forth Valley College in Falkirk is a leading UK provider of chemical processing and manufacturing education. It delivers bespoke training in partnership with businesses to train more than 1000 modern apprentices each year, ensuring you have access to the specific skills your business needs.  

Collaboration opportunities


Within an hour's drive, several world class companies are located:


  • Scotland’s National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland (NMIS), an industry led international Centre of manufacturing expertise
  • The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC), a networking and support organisation that connects industry, academia and government to bring biotechnology processes and products to the global market

Connected to Scotland and the rest of the world 

Grangemouth is ideally located in the heart of Scotland, with the best the country has to offer right on its doorstep, making it a great place to live and work. Convenient road and rail links mean you’ll benefit from easy access to both Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital and cultural centre, and Glasgow, its largest city – both of which are serviced by international airports, ensuring you’ll be globally connected.   

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If you're thinking of setting up in Scotland and think Grangemouth could be right for you, get in touch today to discuss what you're looking for.