Basic Site Details

Name: British Petroleum (BP) Refinery
Town, district or village: Grangemouth
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1INDUSTRIAL  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Bo'ness Road  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51935 Build/constructionAdministration and Technical Buildings
Item 2 of 51948 Build/constructionAdministrative and Laboratory Buildings (on either side of Bo'ness Road)
Item 3 of 513 September 1957 Scheme accepted'received permission from Grangemouth Dean of Guild Court for alterations and erections, including crude oil distillation plant, at their Bo'ness-rd. premises. Est. cost ₤4 million. Also to construct causeway, costing ₤150,000 from Grangemouth Docks to the refinery.' per Builder p480
Item 4 of 52 June 1961 Scheme acceptedDean of Guild approval for 1/4m administration, catering and public relations block per Builder p1072
Item 5 of 522 March 1968 Build/constructionProcess and engineering design, procurement and construction of distillate hydrotratment and fractionisation unit, 1.5m

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3Scottish Oils Ltd, Architectural DepartmentArchitectural Department (New Towns etc)A1935 Administration and Technical Buildings
Item 2 of 3Yates, Cook & DarbyshireArchitectural practiceB1948 Administrative and Laboratory Buildings (on either side of Bo'ness Road)
Item 3 of 3Matthew Hall Engineering LtdEngineer 22 March 1968 engineering design of distillate hydrotreatment and fractionisation unit

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1British Petroleum Refinery (Grangemouth), Ltd. 

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 5Office Block for British Hydrocarbon Chemicals Ltd, Grangemouth 
Item 2 of 5Oil distilling plant on banks of River Forth₤3.7m distilling plant, part of a ₤10m expansion
Item 3 of 5Recreational centre and canteen for BP Chemicals 
Item 4 of 5Recreational centre and canteen for BP Chemicals 
Item 5 of 5Three industrial blocks for Procions, Monastral and Pyrimidines PlantsThis might be better under the main heading of refinery (se parent record)

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp533

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder13 September 1957  p480
Item 2 of 3Builder2 June 1961  p1072
Item 3 of 3Building22 March 1968  p158