UM Storage


UM Storage operates bulk liquid storage facilities for foodstuffs, feed grade and industrial products in the UK (Merseyside, Hull, Dagenham & Portbury). 

We are regarded by the industry as an innovator and a trusted trading partner that actively seeks to develop new business opportunities with clients through investment, innovation and co-operation.

The Business

The company has evolved from United Molasses, a historic trading and shipping business, and is committed to the provision of high quality bulk liquid storage for a variety of sectors from agricultural, food, industrial and energy sectors.

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We provide clients with cost effective bulk liquid storage and processing solutions and we have a number of stainless steel, glass flake or rubber lined tanks for those specialist products requiring additional levels of protection.  The business is supported by our own in-house technical team comprising of plant design, engineering and maintenance expertise.  By utilising custom built plant and equipment a bespoke service for processing products can be provided from the removal of moisture to the acidulation of soapstock from the edible oils and fats industry into the component parts utilising our acid oil refining facility at Birkenhead.

 As required in the UK we can provide HMRC bonded tanks at our installations which are strategically located at deep water ports,the company markets 300,000 cubic metres of bulk liquid storage in the UK.

Commitment to Quality

Our commitment to quality and applicable assurance schemes is a key driver within the business and provides our clients with the confidence that their products are being stored, handled and processed to the highest standards.

The evolving requirements of our markets place considerable importance on all aspects of product quality, safety and service.  In addition to every terminal’s accreditation to ISO 9001:2015 we are certified at various locations to a number of industry assurance schemes including UFAS, FIAS, GMP+, BRC, CDI-T, QS and OVOCOM.  Additionally depending on the products stored we conform to the requirements of Environmental Permits and COMAH. 

“As such we are committed to meeting all applicable national and international legislation and standards wherever we operate and to continually improve the quality of the service that we provide”.

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SHE – Safety, Health & the Environment

UM Storage is committed to meeting and, where possible, exceeding our Health & Safety plans. We seek to be an environmentally sustainable business whilst meeting the conditions of our permits and other Health & Safety requirements.