Innovative new industry  

Hunterston PARC has over 100 acres of development land available for new power generation and new energy intensive industry:

Power generation 

There is an exceptional opportunity for the development of large and small scale power generation, with large grid connections to the UK National Grid as well as significant local private wire demand. Low-cost, on-site heat and power generation will provide advantages in operating costs to energy-intensive industries.

Hunterston PARC has been site of power generation since the opening of the first nuclear power station in 1964. As nuclear power generation comes to an end in 2023, and the Western Link HVDC cable runs along the West Coast from Hunterston to Deeside, which opens up significant capacity for the provision of peak power load-stabilisation generating opportunities.

Pre-fabrication, manufacturing and light industrial

Hunterston offers an exceptional opportunity for the development of manufacturing and light industrial facilities with over 300 acres of development land available.

It has unparalleled open deep-water port infrastructure and connections to Greenock and Liverpool terminals. Combined with the on-site rail facilities it is a truly multi-modal logistics operation.

A new industrial and manufacturing base at the site would benefit from private wire power and the associated heat load that comes from generating electricity on site.

The concept supports the re-use and recovery of resources and maximises the economic benefits and utilisation of the assets developed on site.

Located on the West Coast of Scotland, it has large available space and proximity to renewable energy sites and is well placed for large scale manufacturing/or component staging for offshore wind.

Benefits

  • 100 acres of development land provides plots of varying scale and opportunities to expand business growth
  • Ability to import and export right on site
  • Rail, road and sea links create a unique multi-modal logistics solution
  • Low-cost, on-site heat and power generation will provide advantages in operating costs to energy-intensive businesses

100 acres of available land

Rail, road and sea links

Low cost on site heat and power generation