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50 Years Ago: More Distinctive Buildings

From BUILDING WITH STEEL, May 1960

SALFORD CITY POLICE HEADQUARTERS, Salford
This building was specially designed for the administrative functions of a civil authority. Architects and surveyors: Bradshaw Glass & Hope, Bolton

BRITISH ENGINE, BOILER AND ELECTRICAL INSURANCE CO. LTD, Manchester
Another example of the imaginative design of a modern commercial building.
Architects: H. S. Fairhurst and Son, Manchester

GLASGOW UNIVERSITY ENGINEERING BLOCK, Glasgow
It is fair to say that in the design of schools and colleges, steel is an admirable medium in which to work. Architects: Keppie, Henderson & Partners. Consulting engineers: Geo. Davie, Crawford & Partners

ROYAL INSURANCE CO. LTD, Manchester
An attractive commercial building of modern design, one of many such structures using steel being erected up and down the country. Architects: H. S. Fairhurst and Son, Manchester

C. & A. MODES LTD, Princes St, Edinburgh
The flexibility of structural steel is of particular value in contemporary store design: the example illustrated is one of a number of stores being built by this famous company. Architects: North & Partners, Maidenhead

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