Over the years industry has been interested in the Hunterston area, it was back in the last late 1800s that they thought about building a railway through the lands and then in the 1960s a massive oil refinery was also considered. In 2010 a Coal Power Staion was planned but is currently on hold.

If you click on the images below you can find out more detailed information on what was proposed.
Proposed Railway
Proposed Oil Refinery
Proposed Coal Power Station
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