- Register of members 1938
- Directors' minute book 1938
Records of Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons (Scotland) Ltd, civil engineering contractors, Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons (Scotland) Ltd was incorporated as a limited liability company in 1938 with registered offices in Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland. The company had a share capital of £100,000 with the shares divided between the companies directors: William Hepburn McAlpine, Sir Malcolm McAlpine, Sir Alfred McAlpine, James McAlpine, Robin McAlpine and R Edwin McAlpine. David and Malcolm McAlpine, and James Bryden were also appointed as directors at the first meeting of the company. The company was established to manage the Scottish business of their parent company, the partnership Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons , civil engineering contractors, London, England, with whom the company shared offices and staff. Plant and staff were hired from the parent company. The company was still in operation in 1941 when they moved registered offices to Osborne Street, Clydebank, but nothing is known about the company after this date.
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)
Alternative Form Available
No known copies
Conditions Governing Use
Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the University Archivist
Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use & condition of documents
This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 248 procedures
Held by Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd, Kettering. Transferred to Glasgow University Archive Services in 1985 during the preparation of the company history.
This material is original
Compiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, January 2003
No alterations made to date