Turner & Newall 1940s-1998

Scope and Content

Papers (including press coverage) documenting Turner & Newall plc activities, attitudes to health and safety, working conditions (etc.) 1940s-1998. Includes:
- copy judgement (1998) in Eileen Hare (suing as executrix of Joseph Arthur Hartles and Annie Hartles, both deceased) v. TAC Construction Materials Ltd, Liverpool County Court
- T&N gas contracts (UK) 1995-1998
- annotated copy of draft judgement (1 May 1996) in David Stanley Durham v. T&N plc and Annette Beryl Durham v. T&N plc, Court of Appeal
- statement by former engineer Peter Turnbull Smith (September 1993) on his working history and the impact of asbestos exposure on his health; the statement prompted Nancy Tait to ask ‘do we have a T&N file? Other than Chace [sic]. Please start one’
- copy of House of Commons Trade and Industry Committee, ‘Competitiveness of UK manufacturing industry: minutes of evidence Wednesday 23 June 1993: Rover Group plc – Mr George Simpson, T&N plc – Mr Colin Hope’
- copy of ‘T&N 1982 review’
- photocopy ‘Selected written evidence submitted to the Advisory Committee on Asbestos 1976-77’, pp. 134-147, 'The production and use of Turner & Newall asbestos products'

Access Information

Some contents restricted.

Archivist's Note

Created by Anna-K Mayer, 5 January 2017. Conditions governing access amended by VP, March 2018.

P T Smith's statement may require access restrictions on ground of posthumous medical confidentiality/ akm January 2017

Custodial History

From a lever arch file inscribed 'T&N | 1963-93 | (1930s-1997)'

Additional Information