Basic Biographical Details

Name: (Sir) Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd
Designation: Builder, Contractor
Bio Notes:  

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this builder, contractor:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Hemel House, Hemel Hempstead, HertfordshireBusiness1968 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this builder, contractor (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Leslie Brian Ingram1968 * Architect 
Item 2 of 2Euan Kidston Colam19891999(?)Architect 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Buildings and Designs

This builder, contractor was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 141897West Highland Line extension with tunnels, viaducts etcBraes of Arisaig ArgyllScotland 
Item 2 of 141898Giffenmill ViaductBarrmill AyrshireScotland 
Item 3 of 141904Clydebank Core Development Area, Radnor ParkClydebank DunbartonshireScotland 
Item 4 of 141913PierEast SuisnishRaasayInverness-shireScotland 
Item 5 of 147 October 19666-Storey Office Block and 13-storey Tower Block, Canning Street  EdinburghScotland 
Item 6 of 14January 1968Hotel for British Transport Hotels Ltd. and BOACSt Andrews FifeScotland 
Item 7 of 141980Sheriff Court of Glasgow, Gorbals Street  GlasgowScotland 
Item 8 of 141981(?)St Enoch Centre  GlasgowScotlandConstruction manager
Item 9 of 14July 1989Drummond House - Royal Bank of Scotland Administrative Head Quarters  EdinburghScotland 
Item 10 of 141990Royal Bank of ScotlandThe Gyle EdinburghScotland 
Item 11 of 141993Standard Life House  EdinburghScotland 
Item 12 of 141993(?)Torness Nuclear Power Station  East LothianScotlandContractor for Office Block.
Item 13 of 14Early 1990sBuchanan Galleries, Buchanan Street  GlasgowScotlandWith Euan Colam. May have worked on an unrealised part of the project.
Item 14 of 14Early 1990sHampden Park Football GroundMount Florida GlasgowScotlandNational Stadium Phase 1 Redevelopment (north and east stands)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this builder, contractor:
Item 1 of 1RCAHMS1999Homebuilders: Mactaggart & Mickel and the Scottish housebuilding industry RCAHMSp22

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this builder, contractor:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building7 October 1966  p138

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this builder, contractor:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Courtesy of Euan ColamInterview of Euan Colam by Kirsten McKee 3 December 2008