Tours

Daytime of 25th May

Advanced Forming Research Centre – Complimentary

The Advanced Forming Research Centre is a globally-recognised centre of excellence in innovative manufacturing technologies, R&D, and metal forming and forging research and is part of the University of Strathclyde. The centre is involved in world leading metal forming and forging research and is at the heart of manufacturing research and development in Scotland.

The AFRC is located at Inchinnan, close to Glasgow International Airport, some 58 miles (95 km) west of Edinburgh. A bus will be provided from the conference venue, to the company premises and return to conference venue. It is expected that the tour from start to finish will take approximately 6 hours, so leaving at 09:00 delegates can expect to be returned to conference venue by 15:00 .

Torness Power Station – Complimentary

EDF’s Torness nuclear power station is located approximately 30 miles (50 km) to the east of Edinburgh at Torness Point  in East Lothian, Scotland. Torness was the last of the United Kingdom’s second generation nuclear power plants to be commissioned (25 May 1988). The station consists of two advanced gas-cooled reactors (AGR) capable of producing a peak rating of 1364 MWe.

Access to this station requires security clearance. You will be contacted by email to provide some identity verification.

A bus will be provided from the conference venue, to the station premises and return to conference venue. It is expected that the tour from start to finish will take approximately 6 hours, so leaving at 09:00 delegates can expect to be returned to conference venue by 15:00 .