Reference number
  • HSA
Date
  • 1900-1969
Level
  • Collection
Description
  • These records seem to have originated in the Middlesbrough office of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and Company (earlier W B Peat and Company) who served as secretaries to the associations. They are predominantly those of the the Heavy Steel Associations' predecessors. The collection contains: signed minutes of steel associations, 1936-1955; signed minutes of steel associations rebate sub committee, 1936-1947; signed minutes of the joint administrative committee on the agreement between the heavy steel makers and distributive merchants, and related papers, 1940-1956; minutes of meetings between representatives of English platemakers and the Scottish Steelmakers' Association, 1904-1922; minutes of meetings between representatives of English angle makers and the Scottish Steelmakers' Association, 1905; minutes of meetings between representatives of the North East Coast Steel Makers' Association and predecessors, the Midland Steel Anglemakers' Association, the Scottish Steel Makers' Association, the British Joist Makers' Association and other steel associations, 1969-1918; minutes of meetings of steel makers and structural engineers, 1936; working files, 1900-1944.
Extent
  • 11 boxes
Admin history
  • The Heavy Steel Associations was the collective name applied to the North East Coast and Scottish Steel Makers' Association, formed in 1959 from two previous associations, and the Midland and Welsh Steel Makers' Association, formed in 1933. The Heavy Steel Associations were members of the British Steel Producers' Conference, which was affiliated to the British Iron and Steel Federation. In 1965 they were replaced by the British Heavy Steel Association.
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • The other records deposited in the Centre by British Steel plc include separate records of the Scottish Steel Makers' Association, the Midland and Welsh Steel Makers' Association, North East Coast Steel Makers' Association and their predecessors, together with a number of other iron and steel employers' organisations, notably the British Iron and Steel Federation, the statutory Iron and Steel Board and the nationalised British Steel Corporation.
Subject
  • Iron and Steel industry