North East Coast Steel Makers' Association and predecessors

Scope and Content

This collection contains: memorandum as to constitution and objects and rules of steel plate and steel angle sections, nd; Plate Section regulations concerning pricing and trading, 1898-1916; Angle Section regulations and instructions concerning pricing and trading, 1905-1916; signed minutes, 1908-1959; copy minutes and papers of meetings with shipbuilders, 1937-1959; Angle Section members' ledgers, 1906-1939; quarterly reports and position of contracts, 1908-1925.

Administrative / Biographical History

The North East Coast Steel Makers' Association was formed in 1908 by the amalgamation of the Steel Platemakers' Association and the North-East District Steel Angle Makers' Association. From 1 May 1959 it amalgamated with the Scottish Steel Makers' Association to form the North East Coast and Scottish Steel Makers' Association.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Acquisition Information

These records were among a series of deposits made by British Steel plc and the UK Steel Association between 1995 and 1999.

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