View of BP oil refinery, Grangemouth
Grangemouth Town Council. Town Planning Officer
26 Nov 1973
View from the Jinkabout bridge showing cooling towers, flare stacks and chemical plants. Bridges carrying the road and a pipeline can be seen in the foreground. To the left is a stretch of the River Avon. The refinery is built on carseland which is flat.
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By the late 1940s BP (successor of Scottish Oils) owned 160 hectares. An industrial plant and a new road were later built on the vacant land in the foreground. The former Central Scotland Airport was also built upon.