Balfour, Beatty and Co
From Graces Guide
of 66 Queen Street, London, EC.
1914 Electrical engineers, contractors and managers of electrical undertakings. Employees 50 permanent. .
1931 Engineers and Contractors of the Grampian Hydro-Electric Power Supply for Grampian Electricity Supply Co.
1957 Subsidiary of Power Securities Corporation Ltd, at its 34th annual meeting recognised Balfour, Beatty and Co as its principal income producing subsidiary which covered a wide range of construction industry activities; other subsidiaries were Tersons Ltd, Stent Precast Concrete Ltd, Metropolitan Construction Co Ltd, Duncan Watson (Electrical Engineers) Ltd, James Kilpatrick and Son Ltd.
By 1975 was a subsidiary of BICC
1981 Built the Pitlochry By-Pass - see images - (designed by Jamieson MacKay and Partners)
Sources of Information
- 1914 Whitakers Red Book
- The Times, 21 May 1957