Industrial Visit


Industrial visit to Tate & Lyle Thames Refinery

Date: Monday 10 September 2018

Time: Minibus to depart University of Greenwich at 1:30pm and return to University for 6pm

We can only take 15 people. The places are offered on a first come first serve basis. If you would like to attend please email

This is a free event. A fantastic opportunity to take a tour of the Thames refinery. The tour will visit the following areas. (time allowing)

The Jetty - visit the berth, the grabs, conveying system. Also see the raw sugar coming off a ship (if a ship is available during the tour).

The raw sugar shed

Calcium carbonate cake – a co-product of our process

The large finished product conditioning silos

Packaging / conveying of finished product