The Kirkby, Chemical Manufacturing site is situated in Merseyside on the Knowsley Industrial Park (North), Kirkby. The site is bounded to the south, west and north by other manufacturing and commercial units. To the east of the plant lies farmland. The nearest significant residential area is approximately 0.75km to the south of the site. The land is leased from the local authority and has 43 years remaining on the lease.
The Chemical Manufacturing site occupies approximately 37 acres. The site is now an active business park with 4 tenants and about 140 employees on site in total.
The site currently comprises;
Eastman Company UK Ltd technical support centre
Ames Goldsmith manufacturing
Future Industrial Services ltd
Remaining unused assets owned by IPP
Misc supporting functions.
The site is very secure with complete perimeter fencing and 24x7 security guard cover, including comprehensive CCTV surveillance and pass entry systems. The site provides the additional following facilities;
Electricity (12 MW supply capability)
Comprehensive chemical drainage system, foul drainage system and surface water drainage
Fire protection systems – fire water systems, sprinklers, deluge systems, fire alarm system
Significant space for potential expansion
- Excellent Transportation: Close to major ports, airports and roadways
- Analytical/Development Laboratory
- 16,000 sq. ft. Warehouse
- Break Room/Shower Facilities
- Offices in Main Production Building
Subject to negotiations, the following facilities can also be made available:
- Fully Equipped Developmental Laboratory
- Canteen/Laundry Facilities
- Central Utilities Plant
- General Office Space