RefNoESC/USC
TitleUnited Steel Companies Limited, South Yorkshire
AdminHistoryUnited Steel Companies Limited (USC) was a steelmaking, engineering, coal mining and coal by-product group, formed in March 1918 to acquire Steel Peech and Tozer Limited, Samuel Fox and Company Limited, the Workington Iron and Steel Company Limited and the Rother Vale Collieries Limited. Other companies were later added to the porfolio.

The iron and steel works on nationalisation became part of British Steel Corporation and the mining interests passed to the National Coal Board. The coal by-products plants came under the ownership of a subsidiary, The United Coke and Chemical Company.
DescriptionPhotographs, transparencies and correspondence.
Date1910s - 1972
Extent9 items
AccessStatusOpen
LevelSection
RelatedMaterialSheffield City Archives:
United Steel Companies Limited (collieries and predecessor colliery companies), 1861 - 1975 (COAL/USC).
United Steel Companies Limited, 1920 - 1937 (DONC/12).
United Steel Companies Limited, 1879 - 1970 (USC).

R. Peddie, The United Steel Companies Limited, 1918-1968, A History, 1968 (PED/BUS).
P.W.S. Andrews and Elizabeth Brunner, Capital Development in Steel - A Study of the United Steel Companies Limited, 1952 (AND/BUS).
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