August 2016

  • Large chemical spill at Oxford BMW Mini plant

    19 August 2016

    Aftermath of acid leak at Mini plantThe spillage took place in Building 50 at the BMW Mini plant in Cowley

    About 100 litres of hydrochloric acid leaked from a container at the BMW Mini plant in Oxford.

    A hazardous materials decontamination crew was sent to the Cowley site at about 02:00 BST.

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