Gordano Civic Society

Founded 1956

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via e-mail Share on Google Bookmarks
Search this site >>

Industrial Heritage – Phosphorus plant

For more local history see Posset Pieces

Details of Albright & Wilson Phosphorus plant

The Albright & Wilson plant produced phosphorus in Portishead until 1969, when production was transferred to St Johns, Newfoundland. Subsequently, phosphorus was transported by sea from St Johns, and stored in tanks near the docks until transfer to road tankers for onward delivery.

Albright & Wilson Portishead plant (PDF)

Phosphorus production in Newfoundland >>

Making Phosphorus (PDF)

From Albright Magazine

Go to Interpretation Boards page

Main History page >>