Records of Thistle Hotels Ltd, hotel group, United Kingdom

Scope and Content

  • Corporate Records, 1965-78.

Administrative / Biographical History

Holyrood Inn Ltd was established in 1963 and changed its name to Thistle Hotels Ltd in 1965, which functioned as a subsidiary of the holding company Scottish & Newcastle Breweries plc. The company reflected Scottish & Newcastle's presence in the hospitality sector.


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

Access Information

Open, subject to the Data Protection Act 1998.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Scottish & Newcastle plc, March-June 1999.

Other Finding Aids


Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

None which affect the use of this material

Conditions Governing Use

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

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

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 0248 procedures.

Custodial History



None expected

Related Material

GB 0248 SNB, Records of Scottish & Newcastle Breweries plc

Location of Originals

This material is original


No known publications using this material

Additional Information

Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives,ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999 and National Council on Archives,Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names

Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.

Collection catalogued by Cheryl Brown, Archive Cataloguer, 15 May 2012. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Emma Anthony, Business Archives Cataloguer, 04 December 2012.