Leven Blending and Bottling plant

The construction of a new Bottling Hall within the existing Blending and Bottling Complex at Banbeath, Leven, with associated Disgorging Unit, Tank Farms and Tanker Bay.

Location:  Leven, Fife
Client: Diageo Scotland Ltd
Cost: £30m
Completion: 2012

The works included construction of a new 20,000m2 bottling hall, incorporating dry goods storage, cased goods storage, office canteen and welfare facilities, external tank farms, tanker loading bay, SUDS/Fire water runoff and associated yards and infrastructure.

In addition, a new disgorging unit was constructed within the site boundary, comprising 1500m2 disgorging area together with office, canteen and welfare facilities.

The infrastructure required for the works included new HV Mains and substation, diversion of existing mains services and new access road and roundabout.

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