50 & 20 Years Ago
A variety of sports; a variety of buildings
Steel is used for sports buildings of all types and permits free expression of designers’ ideas. These images give only an indication of the scope possible. As can be seen, steel is the first choice for a variety of sports and a variety of buildings.
1 Three level stand for Everton Football Club. Steelwork by John Booth and Sons (Bolton) Ltd.
2 Gymnasium at Ravenbourne School. Steelwork by Conder (Southern) Ltd.
3 The new 300ft clear-span stand for Celtic Football Club, Glasgow. Main steelwork contractors Westbury Tubular Structures. Girder Steelwork by S.H.S. Structures Ltd.
4 Sports hall for Loughton Community Association, Loughton, Essex. Steelwork by Sanders and Fosters.
5 Marina at Pomme de Terre Dam, Missouri. Steelwork by Butler Buildings Inc.
6 Park Farm School of Riding, Northwood, Middlesex. Steelwork by Croggon & Co. Ltd.
7 Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh. Steelwork by BSC, CED, Redpath Colvilles Branch.
8 & 9 Summerland, Douglas, Isle of Man. Steelwork by Wright Anderson & Co Ltd.