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50 & 20 Years Ago

Nottingham Flyover

Nottingham Flyover

Roads are getting more congested, junctions are becoming bottlenecks – often the only solution is to build a temporary flyover. Mr F. I...

November 14, 2019
Structural Steel Design Awards 1969

Structural Steel Design Awards 1969

From Building with Steel, November 2019 Efficient, economical and elegant – that is design in steel, as demonstrated by the winners in..

October 9, 2019
Erskine Bridge

Erskine Bridge

There has been a ferry across the River Clyde between Erskine and Old Kilpatrick for centuries but the density of traffic has increased so..

September 11, 2019
British Steel in Bahrain

British Steel in Bahrain

by D. K. Doran, BSc(Eng), DIC, MICE,  Manager, Structural Design Department, George Wimpey & Co. Ltd The foundation stone for Isa new..

July 9, 2019
Head office for Hearts of Oak Benefit Society

Head office for Hearts of Oak Benefit Society

The Hearts of Oak Benefit Society, which operates within the framework of the Friendly Societies Act, has grown from humble beginnings in..

June 12, 2019
First British Rail bridge in weathering steel

First British Rail bridge in weathering steel

The first stage of the British Rail Freightliner network was virtually completed in mid-summer 1967 and plans were then prepared for the..

May 7, 2019
GEAI, Rouen

GEAI, Rouen

Like many other highly industrialised nations, France has sought to solve its desperate housing problems by making use of prefabricated..

April 4, 2019
Unusual Television Studio

Unusual Television Studio

The building illustrated is clad with 85 tons of sheet lead – chosen for its sound insulating qualities – coloured a soft grey. The..

March 7, 2019
Brief stories from Building with Steel, November 1968

Brief stories from Building with Steel, November 1968

AUSTERE BEAUTY A striking landmark in an historical setting is St Aengus’s church on the shore of Lough Swilly some six miles from..

February 7, 2019
Designed for Colour Transmission: Yorkshire Television Studios

Designed for Colour Transmission: Yorkshire Television Studios

Yorkshire Television Ltd began as a race against time in the middle of 1967 for on 12 June the company was allotted the new ITV..

January 2, 2019