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The cover story is the Brunel Building in west London, a steel-framed structure featuring an exoskeleton. The building is said to be offering up a passing nod to Isambard Kingdom Brunel, as it sits adjacent to Paddington Station, the terminus of his Great Western Railway.
York’s football and rugby league teams will soon share a new 8,000 seat stadium on the city’s outskirts. The facility also features a 13-screen cinema, a library, an NHS drop-in surgery and a leisure centre.
The latest scheme in London’s ongoing St James’s redevelopment is an eight-storey steel-framed office block which will help to enhance the area’s business credentials.
All of the bridge structures over 40m in length on the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement scheme are being built with structural steelwork.
Also in this issue, NSC features the fourth in a series of articles celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Structural Steel Design Awards, a sector focus on steelmaking, as well as the usual industry news, technical article and advisory desk from the Steel Construction Institute, and codes and standards updates