Alexandra Transport Company Glasgow

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Blackhill Brick Works, Bishopriggs, Lanarkshire and others.

The ATC brickmark was produced at various brick works under the umbrella of the Alexander Transport Company, the brickmark comes from the company initials, ATC and possibly AT (the AT’s could be mis stamps)

Blackhill, Bishopbriggs, Lanarkshire.

Summerston, Lanarkshire

Balmore, Bishopbriggs, Lanarkshire

Walkinshaw, Renfrew, Renfrewshire.

Carsehead, Dalry, Ayrshire.

Airdrie, Petersburn, Lanarkshire

Holytown, New Stevenston, Lanarkshire

Info from Eric Flack – Alexandra Transport Company refurbished P&M Hurlls Hoffman Kilns in Drumchapel. The started production around 1951 and stopped about 1958. Most of Drumchapel was built with these bricks marked ATC. Most of the clay was transported by road from the Cadder area. However for a short time 1951/52 some old black shale from an abandoned pit between Bearsden Golf course and the back of Drumchapel at Summerhill Road was used to make bricks.

1939 – 40 – R Smith & Co, Alexandra Transport Co. The Cadder Brick Co Ltd, Quarrymasters.

04/03/1949 – The Scotsman – New building shares. Lists will open and close on Thursday 10/03/1949 ……..in Alexandra Building Services Ltd, under the auspices of the Whitehead Industrial Trust Ltd. Alexandra Building Services Ltd now control a number of companies all operating in Scotland, in the production of building materials of various descriptions. The main subsidiary Alexander Transport Company produces road stone and other materials for use in the civil engineering and building trades.

16/01/1952 – Kirkintilloch Herald – Messrs Alexander Transport Company Ltd, Glasgow have received a contract for 2,000,000 bricks from Dundee Housing Committee.

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