Charles Tennant & Co (NI) Ltd

Charles Tennant & Co (NI) Ltd

The original Charles Tennant, a weaver by trade, patented the process of using lime and chlorine gas to bleach linen in 1988. Charles Tennant and Company, first registered in Glasgow in 1797, was one of the largest industrial complexes during the industrial revolution. 

Belfast, BT3 9ED

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Who we are

Charles Tennant and Co (NI) LTD (CTNI), today trades as part of the Tennants Consolidated group of companies, currently active, mainly in the manufacture and distribution of chemicals.  CTNI trades in four areas, Bitumen, Building Products, Chemicals, and Fertiliser. We are involved in a range of operating activities in Belfast, Dublin, Cork, Alcester and Bristol.

What we do

Tennants Bitumen is based in Belfast Harbour Estate and is ideally placed for the import and distribution of bituminous binders for the Northern Ireland road construction and maintenance industry.

With almost 100 years of operational experience and expertise in the sector, the company places its emphasis on customer satisfaction and high quality products .

Tennants Bitumen imports bitumen into a purpose-built facility located at Airport Road West, Belfast where, after further processing, finished products are supplied to customers, mainly for use in the road construction industry .  We can supply a wide range of products including penetration, cutback, defer-set, polymer-modified and emulsion grade bitumen. Supply of quality products and a quality service to customers give Tennants Bitumen an enviable record within the construction industry in Ireland.

Employee Benefits

Tennants are a long-established company with a stable workforce, offering a unique opportunity to experience a diverse role within the highway construction and maintenance industry.

  • Employer contribution pension

  • 34 days paid holiday.

  • Membership of relevant Professional Bodies

  • Health Cash Plan

  • Access to online wellbeing

  • Training and development opportunities

  • Social Events

  • Competitive Salaries

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  Bitumen Deliveries

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