Welcome to DP&L Group

The DP&L Group can be traced back to the Dundee Perth & London Shipping Company which was established in 1826. While the Group is no longer involved in shipping it has retained its routes firmly established in Dundee, operating from its new state of the art headquarters in the Dunsinane Industrial Estate. The Group has diversified into a wide variety activities which interestingly can all be traced back to its shipping heritage.

The DP&L Group business divisions include:

DP&L Group

2B Valentine Court Kinnoull Road
Dunsinane Ind Estate

Telephone : 01382 203111
Fax :01382 200575
E-mail : group@dpandl.co.uk

  • Key Personnel Dundee

    Key Personnel is our temporary and permanent recruitment business, supporting Dundee, Angus and UK wide businesses - assisting them in finding suitable and sustainable recruitment solutions.

    Key Personnel started life managing the Shore Porters for Dundee Harbour which they still do to this day.


  • Allison & Stiven - paints, lubricants, workwear and hygiene supplies

    Allison & Stiven specialises in the supply of industrial products, specialising in workwear, hose, paints, oils & lubricants as well as paper and hygiene products. As part of its workwear offering, Allison & Stiven have a corporate branding and garment alteration service.

    Allison & Stiven started as the ship’s chandler beside the Dundee Harbour, and still supply chains and ropes to this day.


  • Allison & Stiven Marquees

    Henderson Gray Marquee Hire supplies contemporary and modern marquees for events across Scotland. They also have a bespoke manufacturing unit that makes Marquees as well as coverings for lorries, boats, trailers and large floor coverings for sports halls.

    Henderson Gray Marquee Hire can be traced back to sail making and ships under sail.


  • DP&L Leisure Travel

    DP&L Leisure Travel, based in both Dundee and St Andrew is a leisure travel company, specialising in a range of holidays from bespoke tailor made, luxury, cruise, city breaks and packaged holidays.

    DP&L Leisure Travel also have a foreign exchange desk at both sites.


  • DP&L Travel Management

    DP&L Corporate Travel Management, a travel management company based in Dundee and St Andrews, specialise in travel for businesses locally and UK wide, making corporate travel less complex and more cost effective for all clients, focusing on an efficient and quality travel management solution which will benefit the client business.


  • DP&L Golf Tours

    DP&L Golf, a Scottish golf tours company based in Dundee, offer a range of golfing holidays throughout Scotland for group, couple, corporate or family golfers.

    DP&L Golf uniquely offer a total solution for those traveling to Scotland, as their packages include flights, accommodation and golfing arrangements.


All of our Travel businesses are fully accredited ATOL, ABTA and IATA members. Our travel businesses have evolved from the original business, The Dundee, Perth and London Shipping Company who provided passenger travel and shipping services in the 19th century.