Grangemouth Docks are located immediately north of Grangemouth town centre and accessed from the A904/Earls Road and Forth Clyde Way.


Grangemouth docks are Scotland's largest container port handling 9million tonnes of cargo annually including 150,000+ containers.

The sites extend to 37.2 ha (Z2 is 3.2 ha, Z3 is 8.9 ha and Z4 is 25.1 ha) and offer a scale and location that would support port related activity with immediate quay access and full port servicing.

Large plot sizes are available and a favourable planning environment encourages flexibility.


Forth Ports Limited (FPL). FPL operates and manages the Port of Grangemouth. FPL does not dispose of sites and would be seeking to work with inward investors on a long term basis and offering sites on long term leases. FPL provides full port operating services.

Development/Planning Status

This is Scotland's largest port operation and benefits from development space for industrial and logistical opportunities. As much as 30% of Scotland’s gross domestic product (GDP) goes through the port, making it the UK’s largest feeder port and the only one that exports more than it imports.

The sites form part of the National Planning Framework (NPF3) with potential for carbon capture plant and facilities. The sites are zoned for economic development and business and industrial retention. The Admiralty School/workshop building (Z3) is a listed building. Port operational areas provide for Permitted Development Rights, however, these are limited to port related activity.

Available Financial Assistance

The site is located in an area in which eligible projects may attract 15%-35% Regional Selective Assistance funding. Further information on eligibility of RSA funding support can be provided.

TIF Supported Enabling Works

The TIF project can provide funds to address enabling infrastructure associated with flood mitigation; road access; utility infrastructure and site preparation.

Local Network Infrastructure

The local network road infrastructure is within the Forth Ports estate and is maintained by FPL. Sites Z2, Z3, Z4 are located adjacent to or within the ISP secure port boundary.


Primary access to the sites is gained from the M9 Junction 5 and 6, via the A9 and Earls Road. Furthermore excellent connectivity to Scotland and North England via multimodal transport make this an attractive area in which to invest.