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King George V (KGV) Dock, Govan

Built in the 1930's King George V Dock is one of the main ports in Scotland. A range of cargo is stored in the warehouses that line the dockside ranging from wind mills to animal feed.

Reference Code : KGV01

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Tags

  • Location - Scotland
  • Time Periods - 1930's-1950's
  • Industrial - Internal
  • Industrial - Warehouse
  • Ports/Canals - Port
  • Ceiling Height - Over 5 metres

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Description

King George V Dock (KGV) in Glasgow is the main port for both Glasgow and the west of Scotland. KGV handles a wide range of international cargoes, including animal feeds, grain, and other dry bulk cargo, aggregates, timber, glass products, wind farm and specialised project cargoes. The port has a range of facilities and has extensive industrial accommodation and large paved and hard standing areas. The dock also has an extensive range of handling equipment.

Location

King George V Dock are situated just outside of Govan to the south west of Glasgow. The dock is located approximately 5 minutes drive from junction 25 of the M8. Cardonald Railway station is 2 miles away and offers a regular service to Glasgow Central.

Restrictions

  • Filming cannot interfere with the primary operation of the site
  • High security on site

Accessibility

Site has excellent accessibility.

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Local amenities

Police
Govan Police Office (1.8 miles/2.9 km)
Hospital
Southern General Hospital, Glasgow (0.55 miles/0.9 km)
Fire
Renfrew Fire & Rescue (2.7 miles/4.35 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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