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26May94 UK: SHELL LAB FOR £70M FACELIFT.

A £70 million investment programme to reshape one of Britain's top industrial laboratories has been announced by Royal Dutch/Shell.The programme will upgrade, modernise and re-shape facilities at the Thornton Research Centre, which is based on a 22 ha site in Cheshire.The company has applied for detailed planning permission for a new building involving five laboratories with common facilities and support services.Work on the two-phase project will start this summer, with the first ...

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