NS3977 : Recently-cleared land at Kilmalid

taken 2 years ago, near to Renton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Recently-cleared land at Kilmalid
Recently-cleared land at Kilmalid
See NS3977 : Recently-cleared land at Kilmalid for the area in the left background, and for comments on the clearing, and on the position from which these picture were taken. The cleared area is along the western edge of the bottling and blending plant. See NS3977 : Recently-cleared land at Kilmalid for a view to the right (east) from the same place.
Kilmalid bottling and blending plant
The blending plant built by Hiram Walker (Scotland) at Kilmalid, near Dumbarton, opened in 1977, and was said to be the most advanced in Europe. A few years later, a bottling plant was also built here; it went into operation in August 1982. Later, after various takeovers and mergers, the company operating the site was called Chivas Brothers (part of Pernod Ricard). Towards the end of 2016, Chivas Brothers announced that it was closing its operations at Paisley, but investing in an expansion of the Kilmalid site; jobs from Paisley were to be transferred there. It was intended that the expansion work at Kilmalid be completed in 2019.
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Date Taken
Friday, 23 February, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 28 February, 2018
Geographical Context
Construction, Development 
Primary Subject of Photo
Clearing 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3937 7747 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.7977N 4:34.4948W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3937 7741
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