Grangemouth is a town near Falkirk, in Scotland. Just to the south-east of Stirling, Grangemouth is home to one of Europe's largest oil refineries.
Grangemouth, near Falkirk, is best known for its oil refinery, which is one of the biggest in Europe. The town was founded in 1769 at the same time as the Forth and Clyde Canal, alongside which it sits, was being constructed. The town's growth was driven by the importance of its port and inland waterways and this remains the case today.
Grangemouth Port is the largest container port in Scotland and the area is also home to a Whyte & Mackay (Whisky) bottling plant. Grangemouth itself is increasingly popular as a commuting base for Edinburgh and Glasgow and has a healthy range of local businesses - including several van hire companies: