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Inchgreen Dry Docks, Port Glasgow

Inchgreen Dry Docks sits in between Port Glasgow and Greenock and played a key role in the areas rise to prominence as an important centre for shipbuilding.

Reference Code : INCH01

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Tags

  • Location - Scotland
  • Industrial - External
  • Industrial - Internal
  • Industrial - Warehouse
  • Roads/Rail - Private Road
  • Urban - Concrete Yard
  • Offices - External
  • Offices - Internal
  • Ports/Canals - Dry Dock
  • Ports/Canals - Port

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The cranes of Inchgreen surround the dry dock

Description

Built in 1960’s and opened by the Princess Royal in 1964, Inchgreen Dry Docks is a historic part of the areas shipbuilding heritage. It is one of the largest dry docks in the world measuring a huge 305 metres in length and 44 metres in width and fitted out the QE2 some 40 years ago.

The fascinating site has a range of features including warehouses, hard concrete storage areas, tunnels, offices, cranes and even its own prison cell. Inchgreen Dry Docks truly is an enthralling location.

Location

Inchgreen Dry Docks is situated in Port Glasgow, Inverclyde on the waterfront. The site is located just off the A8 and has immediate access to the motorway network via the M8 and is approximately 40 minutes from Glasgow City Centre. Glasgow International Airports is 30 minutes drive from the area.

Bogston Train Station is situated is a short walk from the site and provides a regular service to Glasgow Central and the surrounding area.

Restrictions

  • Please contact us to discuss the restrictions that apply to this site

Accessibility

Good access to the entire site

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Site Information

Local amenities

Police
Greenock Police Station (2 miles/3.2 km)
Hospital
Inverclyde Royal Hospital (4.6 miles/7.4 km)
Fire
Port Glasgow Community Fire Station ( 1.6 miles/2.6 km)

Services

Electricity
No
Gas
No
Internet
No
Mains Water
No
Telephone
No

Utilities

On-site catering
No
On-site parking
Yes
On-site security
Yes

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