These records seem to have originated in the Middlesbrough office of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and Company (earlier W B Peat and Company) who served as secretaries to the associations. They are predominantly those of the the Heavy Steel Associations' predecessors. The collection contains: signed minutes of steel associations, 1936-1955; signed minutes of steel associations rebate sub committee, 1936-1947; signed minutes of the joint administrative committee on the agreement between the heavy steel makers and distributive merchants, and related papers, 1940-1956; minutes of meetings between representatives of English platemakers and the Scottish Steelmakers' Association, 1904-1922; minutes of meetings between representatives of English angle makers and the Scottish Steelmakers' Association, 1905; minutes of meetings between representatives of the North East Coast Steel Makers' Association and predecessors, the Midland Steel Anglemakers' Association, the Scottish Steel Makers' Association, the British Joist Makers' Association and other steel associations, 1969-1918; minutes of meetings of steel makers and structural engineers, 1936; working files, 1900-1944.
Heavy Steel Associations and predecessors
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 HSA
- Dates of Creation1900-1969
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description11 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Heavy Steel Associations was the collective name applied to the North East Coast and Scottish Steel Makers' Association, formed in 1959 from two previous associations, and the Midland and Welsh Steel Makers' Association, formed in 1933. The Heavy Steel Associations were members of the British Steel Producers' Conference, which was affiliated to the British Iron and Steel Federation. In 1965 they were replaced by the British Heavy Steel Association.
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
These records were among a series of deposits made by British Steel plc between 1995 and 1999.
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: https://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/HSA