E Turner & Sons Limited, Builders and Contractors, Cardiff, Records

Scope and Content

Proposed plans of Cardiff Weights and Measures building

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1885 Ephraim Turner and his two sons James Turner and WH Turner began to trade together as E Turner & Sons Limited. Ephraim Turner retired in 1896 and during 1912 the business was formed into a private limited company and became known as E Turner & Sons Limited, Cardiff. Turners was responsible for the construction of a series of notable buildings in Cardiff and throughout south Wales. Turners was acquired by the construction group Willmott Dixon Limited in 1991


Chronological within record series.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Donated by a former General Manager of the Company

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available online.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Fair condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by H Thomas for Glamorgan Archives

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

The records remained in the custody of the donor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Photographic Records of E Turner & Sons Limited, Builders and Contractors, Cardiff (D1079) held at Glamorgan Archives