Angus MP welcomes Glaxo’s Montrose investment

Angus MP Mike Weir
Angus MP Mike Weir

Angus MP Mike Weir has welcomed the announcement from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) of a new investment in its facilities at Montrose as part of a wider investment in the UK.

It was announced today that GSK are to invest approximately £110million in the Montrose facilities to provide a new state of the art facility for the manufacture of respiratory active ingredients.

Mr Weir said: “This is fantastic news for Montrose and demonstrates the continued commitment of the company to the town and the fantastic workforce in the facility.

“I understand from GSK that there will be new jobs associated with the construction of the new facilities.

“It will also continue to support current employment in Montrose which presently employs some 450 staff.

“There is also the possibility of new employment opportunities.”