Arrol Structures

Notable Arrol Structures built during Sir William Arrol’s lifetime:

1872 – Railway bridges on the Edinburgh Balerno line.

1875 – Railway bridge over the River Clyde at Bothwell

1875-1878 – Caledonian Railway Bridge over the River Clyde at the Broomielaw in Glasgow.

1881-1883 – South Esk Viaduct, Montrose

1882-1887 – Tay Bridge, Dundee

1882-1890 – Forth Bridge, South Queensferry

1886-1889 – Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge, Australia – girder work

1886-1894 – Tower Bridge, London

1889 –  12 Bridges of the Manchester Ship Canal

1894-1897 – North Bridge, Edinburgh

1895-1896 – Keltneyburn Bridge, nr Aberfeldy

1896 – 1906 – Workshops for John Brown & Company Ltd., Clydebank  – Steel framed workshops with glazed roofs, including, a machine shed, sawmill, funnel shop for the shipbuilders.

1900-1901 – Redheugh Bridge, Newcastle Upon Tyne

1900 – Yarrow’s Shipyard, London – a boiler shop, platers’ shop and machine shop

1903-1904 –  Storehouse for A. Guinness, Son and Company Ltd., Dublin  – A  brewery storehouse with steel frame and clad externally with masonry for the famous Dublin Brewery.

1904-1905 – Dalginross Bridge, Comrie

1904 – Swale Bridge, Kent

1905-1906 – Barrow Bridge, Ireland

1905 – second Caledonian railway bridge

1905-1907 – Titan Crane, Clydebank – for John Brown & Company Ltd.

1906 – Yarrow’s Shipyard, Scotstoun, Glasgow – All the workshops, including a completely glazed fitting-out basin so that construction was not stopped in bad weather.

1908 – Harland & Wolff, Arrol Gantry, Belfast

1908 – Nile Bridge, Cairo

1910-1911 – Tees Transporter Bridge, Middlesbrough

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