Looking Back: Mossmorran 1984

This aerial view of Mossmorran was taken in 1984 with six huge liquid gas storage tanks dominating the scene.

Saturday, 30th July 2016, 12:00 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:33 pm

Work was coming to an end on the £400 million which was owned by Shell and was about to swing into production.

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At the time it was the biggest construction scheme in Europe and it took 2700 workers to complete the plant, putting a total of 9.3 million man hours.

It was hoped the plant at Braefoot Bay would help to bring new investment to the UK and to Fife in particular.

In the top right of the picture is the administration block which was built to house the anticipated 300 staff who would be working permanently on site.