Tag: factory

1978 Robertsons Expansion planned

  In December 1978, one of Blantyre’s oldest and most established companies “A Robertson & Co of Springwells” planned a programme of modernisation. The work was to safeguard the jobs at the factory and indeed create more! The plan was to introduce £200,000 of new bottling equipment in early 1979 to their soft drinks factory. […]

McLean Bros Mineral Water Works

It’s with sincere thanks to Colin Gilchrist, for providing some photos attached to this article, which explores a subject close to my home area, i.e. The story of the McLean family and their Aerated Water Business. (Fizzy water). As I write and research this article, I’m looking out on land on Main Street where their […]