Coltness Cement Works

Location type

Works


Name and dates

Coltness Cement Works (1909-2000)

Served by the Coltness Iron Works Railway.


Description

This cement works was associated with the Coltness Iron Works. A secondary material for the production of concrete is slag. The cement works was in the southern part of the iron works site.

The works produced concrete railway sleepers and was served by the branch from Stirling Road Junction which also served the iron works.

The plant survived the closure of the iron works and expanded, new buildings being added to the west. It was known as Costain Concrete and the sleepers produced, a common sight, were marked 'Costain'. It came to be owned by Tarmac. The works closed around 2000 and was demolished in 2004.

The site is presently (2018) vacant.

10/08/2019

Tags

Concrete works concrete works

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
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