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British Steel Corporation

This page summarises records created by this Business

The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the collection), the name of the archive where they are held, and reference information to help you find the collection.

Alternative name(s):
  • CORUS (Later known as)
Date: 1656-2009
  • London
Functions, occupations and activities: Metal processing and manufacturing > Steel manufacture
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C99743 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B10242 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1656-2006: minutes, plans, photographs, deeds, production records and misc papers
Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Whitehaven
1693-1979: Bilston Steelworks - title deeds, wages books and other records
Wolverhampton City Archives
See Guide (2003)
c 1857-2009: registers of shares and directors, minutes and correspondence, accounts, papers re scrapping of plant at various works and plant from Germany, Workington Welfare Hall annual returns & accounts, plans of Moss Bay plant, Holiday savings fund and Langton Highton Prize Fund accounts, Workington Cottage Trust Ltd articles of association, Jubilee Cottage Trust building files, annual returns and accounts, newsletters, deeds re lands near Workington
Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Whitehaven
See Annual Return 2010
1900-1976: Millsands photographs
Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust
20th cent: records of Glamorgan haematite iron ore mine, Llanharry
Glamorgan Archives
See Annual Return 1998
1909-1980: ore mines work diaries, corresp, technical literature, photographs
North East Lincolnshire Archives
NRA 34992 BSC
1929-1950: notebooks recording furnace outputs and consumptions
Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Whitehaven
See Annual Return 2008
1948- 2000: Publicity Department: correspondence file
Sheffield City Archives
c1960-1999: negatives
Teesside Archives
See Annual Return 2013
1968-1976: Operational Research reports for South Wales Group
Warwick University: Modern Records Centre
NRA 40313 Operational
1997-2001: company newsletters
West Glamorgan Archive Service
c1890-2000: iron ore mining plans and opencast mine evaluations, report on output of West Cumberland Hematite mines and corresp
Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Whitehaven
See Annual Return 2014, 2015
1970s-2010s: Material from South Bank Coke Ovens incl production records, site plans, photographs, condition surveys and mothballing
Teesside Archives
See Annual Return 2021