Bo'ness Docks, Bo'ness Foreshore, Bo'ness Harbour, Kinneil Nature Reserve

End of an era: the closure of Bo’ness Dock

It was the end of an era. On Tuesday, June 30, 1959, Bo’ness Dock was closed to commercial trade. A large crowd turned out to see the final vessel – a Dutch ship – sail out of the dock the next evening. The closure brought to an end a two-year fight between local people and… Continue reading End of an era: the closure of Bo’ness Dock