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Acid & chemical

Exceptional chemical containment, safety & environmental protection

Forbes is the UK’s leading manufacturer of
bulk acid & chemical storage tanks

With 60 years of experience in thermoplastic fabrication.


  • Hydrochloric Acid (HCl)
  • Sulfuric Acid (H2SO4)
  • Phosphoric Acid (H3PO4)
  • Orthophosphoric Acid (H3PO4)
  • Nitric Acid (HNO3)
  • Acetic Acid (CH3COOH)
  • Propionic Acid (C3H6O2)
  • Hydrofluoric Acid (HF)


Forbes supply virtually every field of industrial activity worldwide. 

Our standard product ranges and bespoke tank design capabilities are extensive. 

If the application you require isn’t listed please get in touch. We are sure we can assist.


Chemical storage made easy thanks to our innovative solutions

Forbes has the ability to manufacture bulk chemical storage tanks using various manufacturing methods and materials. So whatever the application, our experienced team can select the most cost effective product to suit.

Working closely with major chemical suppliers ensures our customers can be confident that Forbes’ storage tanks surpass all safety and environmental recommendations.

From our UK-based factories we also fabricate and supply fume scrubbers, along with pipework, safety bunds, filler stations and everything else required for the safe bulk storage of chemicals.

From the simple to the complex, and with capacities up to 200,000 litres, Forbes is your one-stop-shop for bulk chemical storage. Speak to our sales team to find out more.

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Our Products

Tanks, tanks, tanks

Forbes fabricates a full range of thermoplastic, glass reinforced plastic (GRP) and dual laminate tanks, as well as externally and internally bunded tanks.
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Scrubbers, Bunds & Pipework

We can take care of it all

Bunding, vents, overflows, fume scrubbers, pipework, valves, pumps, tanker offloading and deliveries. Forbes can supply all your essential accessories.
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Turnkey Services

Services to suit all budgets

Design, fabrication, supply, installation & after-care. From the simple offloading and positioning of tanks and equipment to a full project managed turnkey service.
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