Basic Biographical Details

Name: (Sir) William Arrol & Co Ltd
Designation: Architectural practice, Engineers
Bio Notes: Engineers, of Glasgow.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice, engineers:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1916 *  
Item 2 of 3Dunn Street, Glasgow, ScotlandBusiness1952 *  
Item 3 of 3Parkhead Crane Works, Parkhead, GlasgowBusiness1953 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice, engineers (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 3Gordon Buchanan Biggar  Architect(?) 
Item 2 of 3Robert Harkness WallaceMid 1916Early 1917Draughtsman 
Item 3 of 3Gordon Buchanan Biggar19391945ArchitectAlso acted as site engineer

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice, engineers 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 111890John Brown Shipbuilding Yard, Titan CraneClydebank DunbartonshireScotlandFitting Out Dock 1890-1914. Titan Crane 1907, Sir William Arrol and Co Ltd in collaboration with Stothert and Pitt, for John Brown.
150 ton (uprated to 200 tons in 1937)
Item 2 of 111904Dalginross Bridge over River EarnComrie PerthshireScotland 
Item 3 of 111913North British Diesel Engine Works & Quayside Titan CraneScotstoun GlasgowScotlandCrane
Item 4 of 111924Wylie and Lochead Factory, Dorset Street   GlasgowScotlandprepared plans
Item 5 of 111925Falls of Clyde, Bonnington Power StationLanark LanarkshireScotlandActed as civil engineering contractors
Item 6 of 111925Falls of Clyde, Bonnington Power Weir and Bridge  LanarkshireScotlandActed as civil engineering contractors
Item 7 of 111925Falls of Clyde, Stonebyres Power Station   LanarkshireScotlandActed as civil engineering contractors
Item 8 of 111925Falls of Clyde, Stonebyres Power Station, Station Weir and Bridge   LanarkshireScotlandCivil engineering contractors
Item 9 of 111952New buildings, Rigby Street  GlasgowScotlandPlans prepared for new buildings
Item 10 of 111953Peterhead HarbourPeterhead AberdeenshireScotlandBascule Bridge at south end of North Harbour
Item 11 of 111953Premises of Sir William Arrol & Co Ltd, DalmarnockDalmarnock GlasgowScotlandPlans in hand for extensions to offices


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architectural practice, engineers:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder30 May 1952  p828
Item 2 of 2Builder22 May 1953  p812