Records of Sir Robert McAlpine Properties (Scotland) Ltd, civil engineering contractors, Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

  • General ledger 1929-1932
  • Private ledgers 1936-1945
  • Journals 1929-1963
  • Cash books 1939-1966

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Robert McAlpine Properties (Scotland) Ltd was set up in 1928  to look after the Scottish housing estates business of its parent company, Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons , civil engineering contractors, London, England. Like all other McAlpine subsidiaries established at this time, the company rented it plant and machinery from the parent company and shared its offices and staff at Clydebank with other Scottish McAlpine subsidiaries. The company was still operating in 1966  .

Russell, Iain F,Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons: The Early Years ( Wiltshire , 1988  )

Arrangement

The material has been arranged into series as shown in the scope and content. Within series, items are generally arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

Deposit : Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd : 1985

Other Finding Aids

Digital and manual file level lists of the surviving records of Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd, subsidiaries and related companies are available in the searchroom ref: UGD 254

Manual file level list available at the National Registers of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S) 3111) and London (NRA32523)

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the University Archivist

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use & condition of documents

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 248 procedures

Custodial History

Held by Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd, Kettering. Transferred to Glasgow University Archive Services in 1985 during the preparation of the company history.

Accruals

None expected

Related Material

The records of the following Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons companies are held by Glasgow University Archive Services:

GB 248 UGD 254/1 Records of Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd

GB 248 UGD 254/2 Records of Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons (London) Ltd

GB 248 UGD 254/3/1 Records of Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons (Scotland) Ltd

GB 248 UGD 254/3/2 Records of Sir Robert McAlpine Properties (Scotland) Ltd

GB 248 UGD 254/4 Records of Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons (Midlands) Ltd

GB 248 UGD 254/5 Records of Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons (Newcastle-upon-Tyne) Ltd

GB 248 UGD 254/6 Records of Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons (Ireland) Ltd

GB 248 UGD 254/7 Records of Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons (Birmingham) Ltd

GB 248 UGD 254/10 Records of Dorchester House Hotel

GB 248 UGD 254/11 Records of Victoria Agency Ltd

GB 248 UGD 254/18 Records of McAlpine Ferro-Concrete Co Ltd

Material in other repositories: no material associated by provenance

Additional Information

This material is original

Compiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, January 2003

No alterations made to date

Geographical Names