ARROL, WILLIAM (SIR) & CO. #
- Born: - Died: -
Engineers and bridge builders, of Dalmarnock, Scotland, responsible for the design and erection of the Forth railway bridge near Edinburgh and other important British bridges.(1) In 1902 and again in 1908 Sir William Arrol & Co. submitted designs for a new iron bridge across the river Suir at Waterford, but neither was adopted, a ferro-concrete construction being favoured instead.(2) According to Casey, he was involved with ARTUR HOLLAND HIGNETT in the design of Guinness's Market Street storehouse (1904).(2)
(1) See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_William_Arrol_%26_Co.#Early_history (2008).
(2) Edmund Downey, Waterford's Bridges (Waterford, n.d.), ?.
(3) Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 649.
1 work entries listed in chronological order for ARROL, WILLIAM (SIR) & CO. #
|Building:||CO. WATERFORD, WATERFORD, BRIDGE OVER RIVER SUIR|
|Nature:||Unexecuted proposals, 1902 and 1908, for new steel bridge.|
|Refs:||Edmund Downey, Waterford's Bridges (Waterford, n.d.), ?|