Ravenscraig Steel Works

Location type


Name and dates

Ravenscraig Steel Works (1956-1992)

Served by the Ravenscraig Steelworks (David Colville and Sons).


This was an integrated steel works in the east of Motherwell.


Steel works

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67


  /  /1937Colvilles Ltd
Re-structuring begins which will ultimately lead to the construction of the Ravenscraig Steel Works.
  /  /1960Polkemmet Mine (Whitburn)
Re-built by the National Coal Board, to include a preparation plant. Produced 12000 tons of coking coal per week for the Ravenscraig Steel Works.
  /  /1961Colvilles Ltd
Ravenscraig Steel Works fully opened.
  /  /1992Wishaw Deviation (Caledonian Railway) Ravenscraig Steel Works
The Ravenscraig Steel Works closed in 1992. Ravenscraig No 2 Yard and Ravenscraig No 4 Yard closed.