- Memorandum and articles of association 1923
- Board minutes 1923-1930
- Register of members 1925-1946
Records of Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons (Ireland) Ltd, civil engineering contractors, Dublin, Ireland
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons (Ireland) Ltd , civil engineering contractors, Dublin, Ireland, was incorporated as a limited liability company by the family partnership of Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons , civil engineering contractors, London, England, in 1923 with a share capital of £25,000. The company was established to take control of the parent companies civil engineering contract work in Ireland and act as their agents. The first directors of the company were Sir Robert McAlpine, Sir Malcolm McAlpine and John Barr with Sir Malcolm as chairman. In 1926 , the company won the contract to build a tunnel under the river Liffey from the Dublin Corporation and in 1927 a contract for drainage at New Lotts. In the same year they also won a contract to sink 50 piles for the Annstey Bridge, Dublin. The company was still in operation in 1946 .
The material has been arranged into series as shown in the scope and content. Within series, items are generally arranged chronologically.
Conditions Governing Access
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)
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Held by Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd, Kettering. Transferred to Glasgow University Archive Services in 1985 during the preparation of the company history.
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Compiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, January 2003
No alterations made to date