Westburn Sugar Refinery

Location type

Works


Names and dates

Berryards Sugar Refinery (1896-1896)
Westburn Sugar Refinery (1896-1997)


Description

This was, from 1976, the Tate and Lyle factory in Greenock, known for its distinctive smell which lingered over the area. The factory has been demolished.

The works was service by sidings from both the Greenock and Wemyss Bay Railway and the Greenock and Ayrshire Railway.


Tags

Sugar refinery

External links

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