Tag: A & J Inglis

Supporting the preservation and operation of paddle steamers Waverley and Kingswear Castle

Inglis Shipyard becomes the Riverside Museum

 As 2010 enters its final fortnight we reflect that next year will see the opening of the new £80m Riverside Museum (of Transport and maritime heritage) on Pointhouse Quay at the confluence of the Rivers Clyde and Kelvin. The titanium and glass clad museum building occupies the site of a famous Glasgow shipyard, the Pointhouse…
Read more

Waverley’s Birthplace Reborn

In just over a year from now the new £85m Riverside Museum that will replace the Glasgow Transport Museum and be expanded to tell the story of the city’s industrial heritage will be opening its doors for the first time. The new museum is being constructed on the site of the former A & J Inglis…
Read more

A & J Inglis – Paddle Steamer Specialists

Scotland’s last two paddle steamers, WAVERLEY and MAID OF THE LOCH, share a common heritage in that they were both built by the firm of A & J Inglis Ltd at their Pointhouse shipyard on the River Kelvin near to its confluence with the River Clyde in Glasgow. The firm built about 500 ships in…
Read more