Tarmac and Forth Ports sign long-term agreement to create the UK’s largest construction materials terminal at Tilbury2

Mark McIntyre Port of Tilbury

Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable construction solutions business, has committed to a 25-year partnership with the Port of Tilbury, London’s fastest-growing port, to build the UK’s largest construction materials aggregates terminal. The long-term agreement follows a £250 million pound investment made by Forth Ports at Tilbury2, the UK’s newest port. The facility is a purpose-built aggregate processing and manufacturing facility, …

Habitat created by the Port of Tilbury continues to flourish with rise in rare insects and invertebrates

Mark McIntyre Port of Tilbury

A wildlife area created in 2014 by The Port of Tilbury, as part of the development of London Distribution Park, has seen a rise in key insect and invertebrate species according to a new monitoring study. The habitat site, which in 2019 was recognised as of national importance for insects and other invertebrates, was created seven years ago by spreading …

Port of Tilbury’s Grain Terminal silo rebuild gets underway

Mark McIntyre Port of Tilbury

Major building work is underway at the UK’s largest grain terminal at the Port of Tilbury following a fire* in 2020 which damaged its grain silos. The Tilbury Grain terminal has been in operation for over 50 years and is a key strategic facility in the South East of the UK for the grain import and export markets handling over …

Tilbury on the Thames Trust and The Port of Tilbury release visual celebration to mark Windrush Day 2020

Dylan Macdonald General News, Port of Tilbury

On the 22 June, the Tilbury on the Thames Trust in partnership with Port of Tilbury usually hold a celebration in the London Cruise Terminal to mark national Windrush Day where 72 years ago, the port played a significant role for the Windrush generation as their arrival point into the UK from their long voyages. This year, the COVID-19 restrictions mean that no events can take place, but both the Tilbury on the Thames Trust and the port wanted to mark the day.

New driver-free freight ferry terminal OPEN for business in Tilbury

Mark McIntyre Port of Tilbury

UK’s largest unaccompanied port set to transform ferry freight market Tilbury2’s brand new unaccompanied* freight ferry terminal opened for business this week at a vital time for the UK’s freight industry. The 500,000-unit freight-only facility will inject state-of-the-art capacity into the country’s ports sector by utilising a truck driver-free operation* at a time when infection control is uppermost in everyone’s …