Records of McKean Group Limited, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Account books, 1939-1994
  • Analysis books, c1980s-1995
  • Architectural drawings and plans, 1971-1973
  • Cash books, c1950s-1988
  • Certificates, 1958
  • Day books, 1972-1995
  • Ledgers, c. 1950s-c1980s
  • Minute books, 1951-1980
  • Purchase book, 1948-1951
  • Other financial records, 1937-1995
  • Staff and vehicle related records, 1942-c1970s

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1918, McKean Group Limited was formed as a construction and civil engineering firm in Glasgow. The company was recognised for their quality construction and they believed in core values such as attention to detail, efficiency and safety.

McKean Group Limited worked with a variety of companies, with employers including Skanska, Sir Robert MacAlpine and Bellway. The company entered liquidation in June 2011, with Ernst and Young appointed as provisional liquidators.

(Source: Builder Searcher profile ; Construction Enquirer )


Listed by box. Items are generally listed in their original order

Conditions Governing Access

Open, subject to the Data Protection Act 1998

Acquisition Information

Gift : Ernst and Young : October 2011 : ACCN 3611


Collection box listed by Rachael Muir, Archive Assistant, 31 Jan 2012. Collection level description created by Rachael Muir, Archive Assistant, 24 Apr 2012

Other Finding Aids

File list available by request to the Duty Archivist

Geographical Names