The Sevalco plant in Avonmouth, Bristol, specialised in producing carbon black. Carbon black is most commonly used in the production of rubber in tyres. The site began production in 1951 and stretches across 20 arces. The recent downturn in car production and sales resulted in the plant stopping production at the end of 2008 with the loss of 88 jobs.
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Rhodia Chemical Plant, Avonmouth – Bristol
05 September 2009 4:38 PM | 4 Comments
It seems the local chemical industries of Avonmouth Docks are slowly disapearing. Following on from the explore of Sevalco another site popped up in the form of Rhodia. The actual […]Read More
Tower Colliery, Hirwaun
26 November 2011 8:33 PM | No Comments
The story of Tower Colliery is one of fighting the system and of great success & local pride. Along with all deep mines, Tower was closed by British Coal in […]Read More
- Rhodia Chemical Plant, Avonmouth – Bristol
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