The British chemical industry provides integrated parks with pipeline grids for a whole range of chemical substances including Acetic acid, Ethylene, Ethylene oxide, Hydrogen, Methanol, Naphta Petroleum, Natural gas, Nitrobenzene, Nitrogen, Oxygen, Steam and Terephthalic Acid.
Two out of the four clusters are located near a sea harbour, two have a railway connection, three are accessible by highway, and two can be accessed via a waterway.
The integrated chemical sites in United Kingdom as presented on this website cover a total area of approximately 200 hectare.
Please use the map above to explore the chemical parks in United Kingdom in more detail, or browse to our map of Europe to extend your search to chemical clusters in other European countries.
INEOS is looking at sites across Europe including Antwerp in Belgium for its new world scale 750,000 tonne PDH plant. INEOS is planning to increase the capacity of its crackers at Grangemouth in Scotland and Rafnes in Norway to over 1 million tonnes each. With these cracker expansions, INEOS will have added up to 900,000 tonnes of ethylene to its overall production capacity “These are three major new projects”, says Jim Ratcliffe, founder and chairman of INEOS. “Collectively, it’s the equivalent of building a new world scale cracker in Europe”.
The px group ('px'), the Teesside based infrastructure solutions business, has agreed to acquire the Saltend Industrial Park - near Hull - from BP.
More than 100 of the coatings industry’s leading scientists are being brought together by AkzoNobel in a new €12.6 million research and innovation hub which could revolutionize the company’s portfolio.