A new international industrial and logistics hub
at the heart of the Forth Green Freeport.
Queensferry One is one of Scotland’s largest and best-connected strategic employment sites, providing an established hub for businesses looking to scale their operations or improve supply chain efficiencies across the central belt and beyond.
Situated within the heart of the Forth Green Freeport, the site offers significant benefits to organisations in the renewable energy sector, including tax breaks and lower business tariffs.
Offering a range of flexible accommodation options and surrounded by high-quality shared spaces, Queensferry One is designed to suit a range of uses, from heavy engineering buildings to high-quality distribution facilities.
Fully serviced sites are immediately available or alternatively design and build opportunities can be tailored to individual occupiers’ requirements.
Green Freeport Status
In January 2023, the Scottish and UK Governments selected Forth Green Freeport as one of two locations for Scotland’s first Green Freeports*.
*Subject to business plan approval.
Queensferry One is a proposed tax site within the Forth Green Freeport, meaning that eligible businesses could benefit from a range of tax incentives and Customs reliefs, including:
- Non-Domestic Rates Relief
- Enhanced Capital Allowances
- Employer National Insurance Contributions
- Enhanced Structures and Buildings Allowance
- Land and Building Transaction Tax Relief
Multimodal transport options with immediate access to rail, road, sea and air.
120-acre development site with design and build opportunities from 10,000 sq ft to 500,000 sq ft.
At the heart of central Scotland’s engineering and marine cluster.
Outline planning consent secured with £100m+ infrastructure investment.
Business support, grant assistance available and Green Freeport tax incentives available.
Capable of supporting up to 8,000 jobs.
Queensferry One occupies an unrivalled location alongside the Queensferry Crossing and M90 motorway, providing immediate road access to the whole of Central Scotland and beyond.
The site benefits from excellent public transport links allowing connectivity between local areas and the main cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, and the nearby Inverkeithing train station is on the main east coast line providing a fast service to and from London and Aberdeen.
Its direct frontage onto the Firth of Forth and adjoining deep water port not only offers alternative shipping solutions for goods unsuitable for transport by rail, road or air, but also features spectacular views across the Forth Estuary.
History and Heritage
Queensferry One’s history is steeped in innovation, having played a vital role in both World Wars as a ship-repair, dry-dock complex and oil fuel depot.
Having undergone one of the largest remediation and demolition projects in Scotland to bring it back to life, the site is now home to a host of world-leading marine, energy, defence engineering and manufacturing businesses.
2.25 million skilled workforce within an hour’s drive.
Nine leading universities within an hour’s drive, including the world-renowned University of St Andrews.
73% of local residents are economically active, compared to the average for Scotland (69%).