Records of Bridge of Allan Brewery Ltd, brewers, Bridge of Allan, Scotland

Scope and Content

The collection consists mainly of promotional material relating to the brewery. Includes:  

  • Public relations material, 1999;
  • Promotional material, 1999;
  • Staff records, 1999.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Bridge of Allan Brewery (Company No SC199519) was established by the proprietor  Douglas Ross , in  August 1997  as a micro-brewery, and was incorporated in  1999  . The company previously traded as  Beers Ecosse Ltd . It is based in the Victorian spa town of Bridge of Allan, near the banks of the river Allan, and between the Wallace Monument and Stirling castle. It has its own visitor centre and brewery shop. More information can be found on their  website.


The material is arranged according to the Scottish Brewing Archive classification scheme used within all SBA collections.

Access Information

Material under 30 years old is closed to access. It is advised that you should contact the archivist before visiting.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Douglas M Ross, June 2000.

Other Finding Aids

Digital file list available in searchroom.

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist

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

Appraisal Information

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

Custodial History

Custody of the Scottish Brewing Archive was transferred to Glasgow University Archive Services in 2008.


None expected.

Related Material

No related material.


No known publications using this material.

Additional Information

This material is original

Fonds level description compiled by Cheryl Brown, Archive Cataloguer, 15 May 2012. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 13 June 2012. Catalogue revised by Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 13 June 2012.

Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives Ad Hoc Commission on Descriptive Standards, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description Notes 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.