National Builders' Labourers' and Constructional Workers' Society

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Annual reports, 1916, 1923-4, 1927-50.

Administrative / Biographical History

The National Builders' Labourers' and Constructional Workers' Society was founded as the United Builders' Labourers' Union in 1889. It changed its name in 1920. In 1952 the society merged with the Amalgamated Union of Building Trade Workers.

Reference: R.W. Postgate, The builders' history. London : National Federation of Building Trade Operatives, 1923.

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Archivist's Note

The archive has been listed as part of the Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians. An authority file exists for the National Builders' Labourers' and Constructional Workers' Society (GB 152 AAR483) and its predecessor, the United Builders' Labourers' Union (GBR 0152 AAR484).

Custodial History

The National Builders' Labourers' and Constructional Workers' Society's papers form part of the Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians archive. The initial deposit was made in 1974 and accruals are listed under the entry for the Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians (MSS.78/UC) .