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1950s Collection (#6)

Background image1950s Collection: Welder JLP01_08_053944

Welder JLP01_08_053944
PORTISHEAD DOCK, PORTISHEAD AND NORTH WESTON, NORTH SOMERSET. A portrait of a Laing welder working on the Portishead Dock project

Background image1950s Collection: Factory interior JLP01_08_023335

Factory interior JLP01_08_023335
Murphy Radio Factory, Bessemer Road, Welwyn Garden City, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire. The interior of the Production Shop at the Murphy Radio Factory

Background image1950s Collection: Rivetting JLP01_08_044527

Rivetting JLP01_08_044527
POPPLETON SUGAR BEET FACTORY, BOROUGHBRIDGE ROAD, YORK. A worker loading a riveting gun during the construction of two sugar silos at Poppleton Sugar Beet Factory

Background image1950s Collection: Site nurse JLP01_08_053292

Site nurse JLP01_08_053292
MILTON KEYNES. A site nurse wading through mud in Section B3 of the London to Yorkshire Motorway (the M1) during its construction

Background image1950s Collection: Ballast for the M1 JLP01_08_053174

Ballast for the M1 JLP01_08_053174
NORTON, DAVENTRY, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. Dowsett wagons in position ready to transport ballast, extracted from pits at Norton Park

Background image1950s Collection: Catering supplies JLP01_08_053299

Catering supplies JLP01_08_053299
NEWPORT PAGNELL, MILTON KEYNES. A man and woman loading a van with crates of food and drink from the canteen at the headquarters of the London to Yorkshire Motorway project

Background image1950s Collection: Tracking progress JLP01_08_052041

Tracking progress JLP01_08_052041
NEWPORT PAGNELL, MILTON KEYNES. Four office workers, probably at the project headquarters in Newport Pagnell, updating charts

Background image1950s Collection: The management JLP01_08_055749

The management JLP01_08_055749
NEWPORT PAGNELL, MILTON KEYNES. Senior staff involved in the construction of the M1, the London to Yorkshire Motorway, posed infront of the newsroom at the project headquarters in Newport Pagnell

Background image1950s Collection: Joiner JLP01_08_049264

Joiner JLP01_08_049264
PORTISHEAD B POWER STATION, PORTISHEAD AND NORTH WESTON, NORTH SOMERSET. A Laing joiner, working on the construction of Portishead B Power Station

Background image1950s Collection: Power house JLP01_01_086_22

Power house JLP01_01_086_22
PORTISHEAD B POWER STATION, PORTISHEAD AND NORTH WESTON, NORTH SOMERSET. A view inside the power house at Portishead B Power Station

Background image1950s Collection: Construction site JLP01_01_086_21

Construction site JLP01_01_086_21
PORTISHEAD B POWER STATION, PORTISHEAD AND NORTH WESTON, NORTH SOMERSET. A view from the boiler house roof towards chimney no.1 on the construction site of Portishead B Power Station

Background image1950s Collection: Checking JLP01_08_049265

Checking JLP01_08_049265
PORTISHEAD B POWER STATION, PORTISHEAD AND NORTH WESTON, NORTH SOMERSET. A Laing Checker, working at the Portishead B Power Station site

Background image1950s Collection: Diver JLP01_08_010871a

Diver JLP01_08_010871a
PLYMOUTH B POWER STATION, CITY OF PLYMOUTH. A view of SS William Pearman moored at the coaling wharf for Plymouth B Power Station during its construction

Background image1950s Collection: Climbing a piling frame JLP01_08_008728

Climbing a piling frame JLP01_08_008728
PLYMOUTH B POWER STATION, CITY OF PLYMOUTH. Workers climbing the ladder of a Menck piling frame during construction of a coaling wharf for Plymouth B Power Station

Background image1950s Collection: Plymouth B Power Station JLP01_08_008717

Plymouth B Power Station JLP01_08_008717
PLYMOUTH B POWER STATION, CITY OF PLYMOUTH. A view of Plymouth B Power Station with a piling frame in the foreground, taken during construction of the stations coaling wharf

Background image1950s Collection: Working at height JLP01_01_089_55

Working at height JLP01_01_089_55
PLYMOUTH B POWER STATION, CITY OF PLYMOUTH. A worker laying bricks to the top of the chimney shaft during the construction of Plymouth B Power Station

Background image1950s Collection: Electricity sub-station construction JLP01_08_050401

Electricity sub-station construction JLP01_08_050401
Harker Electricity Sub Station, Rockcliffe, Carlisle, Cumbria. A view of concrete cable and switchgear supports erected at the Harker Electricity Sub Station during construction

Background image1950s Collection: Construction work JLP01_08_044355

Construction work JLP01_08_044355
ICI RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT, ALDERLEY PARK, NETHER ALDERLEY, CHESHIRE EAST. A workman posed with an electrical machine used for fusing pieces of water-bar on the construction site of the ICI research

Background image1950s Collection: Flooded site JLP01_08_055243

Flooded site JLP01_08_055243
M1 Motorway, M1, Watford, Daventry, Northamptonshire. Flooding at the construction site of the M1, the London to Yorkshire Motorway, near Watford Village

Background image1950s Collection: Nearing completion JLP01_08_054882

Nearing completion JLP01_08_054882
M1 Motorway, Challney, Luton. A view looking north at a section of the London to Yorkshire Motorway (the M1) in Luton, showing the Luton-Dunstable railway bridge in the foreground

Background image1950s Collection: Sealing joints JLP01_08_054622

Sealing joints JLP01_08_054622
M1 Motorway, Structure 9 Luton-Dunstable Railway Bridge, M1, Caddington, Central Bedfordshire. A Laing worker applying a bituminous joint sealant between the brickwork and the sides of Structure 9

Background image1950s Collection: Bricklaying JLP01_08_054620

Bricklaying JLP01_08_054620
M1 Motorway, Structure 9 Luton-Dunstable Railway Bridge, M1, Caddington, Central Bedfordshire. A Laing labourer laying bricks near a drainage channel during the construction of Structure 9

Background image1950s Collection: Steelfixing JLP01_08_054407

Steelfixing JLP01_08_054407
M1 Motorway, Structure 63, Forest Road, Hanslope, Hanslope, Milton Keynes. A view of the final steelfixing being carried out on the internal haunch inclined shutters

Background image1950s Collection: Pouring concrete JLP01_08_054406

Pouring concrete JLP01_08_054406
M1 Motorway, Structure 63, Forest Road, Hanslope, Hanslope, Milton Keynes. Laing workers pouring concrete to the deck slab of Structure 63

Background image1950s Collection: Bridge construction JLP01_08_053482

Bridge construction JLP01_08_053482
M1 Motorway, Bridge 52, M1, Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes. Laing workers constructing the concrete arch of Bridge 52 on the M1, the London to Yorkshire Motorway, at Newport Pagnell

Background image1950s Collection: Overbridge construction JLP01_08_052180

Overbridge construction JLP01_08_052180
M1 Motorway, Structure 75, M1, Milton Malsor, South Northamptonshire. A view of Laing workers constructing Structure 75 on the London to Yorkshire Motorway (the M1)

Background image1950s Collection: Bailey Bridge JLP01_08_051434

Bailey Bridge JLP01_08_051434
M1 Motorway, M1, Gayhurst, Milton Keynes. A Bailey bridge being erected across the main channel of the River Great Ouse near Newport Pagnell

Background image1950s Collection: Inauguration ceremony JLP01_08_051275

Inauguration ceremony JLP01_08_051275
M1, Junction 10, Slip End, Central Bedfordshire. A crowd of people gathered to watch the inauguration ceremony of the first section of the London to Yorkshire Motorway (the M1)

Background image1950s Collection: Inauguration ceremony JLP01_08_051269

Inauguration ceremony JLP01_08_051269
M1, Junction 10, Slip End, Central Bedfordshire. Harold Watkinson, the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, setting a seal into the concrete inauguration slab for the first section of the London

Background image1950s Collection: Inauguration slab JLP01_01_168_103

Inauguration slab JLP01_01_168_103
M1, Junction 10, Slip End, Central Bedfordshire. Harold Watkinson, the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, examining the inauguration slab at Slip End during a tour of the London to Yorkshire

Background image1950s Collection: Junction 16 nearing completion JLP01_01_154_084

Junction 16 nearing completion JLP01_01_154_084
M1 Motorway, Junction 16, M1, Upper Heyford, South Northamptonshire. An aerial view looking northwards towards Junction 16 on the M1

Background image1950s Collection: Railway bridge JLP01_01_142_21

Railway bridge JLP01_01_142_21
M1 Motorway, Structure 112 Railway Bridge, M1, Barby, Daventry, Northamptonshire. A view showing the deck of Structure 112 in position

Background image1950s Collection: On site catering JLP01_01_062_032

On site catering JLP01_01_062_032
M1 Motorway, Challney, Luton. A group of Laing workers using a site catering van on Section B3 of the construction site of the M1, the London to Yorkshire Motorway

Background image1950s Collection: Moving in JLP01_08_043922

Moving in JLP01_08_043922
Hartcliffe Estate, BRISTOL. A couple with two young children entering their newly built house on the Hartcliffe Estate; the 5000th Easiform house to be completed in Bristol

Background image1950s Collection: Opening Celebration JLP01_08_007479

Opening Celebration JLP01_08_007479
Hareclive Road, Hartcliffe, City of Bristol. A woman and her two children, the tenants of the 3000th Easiform dwelling to be completed in Bristol

Background image1950s Collection: Thames Foundry, Dagenham Works JLP01_01_048_23

Thames Foundry, Dagenham Works JLP01_01_048_23
Ford Motor Company Works, Thames Foundry, Dagenham, Havering, Greater London. A view of the new foundry under construction at the Ford Motor Company Works

Background image1950s Collection: Thames Foundry, Dagenham Works JLP01_01_048_22

Thames Foundry, Dagenham Works JLP01_01_048_22
Ford Motor Company Works, Thames Foundry, Dagenham, Havering, Greater London. A view of the new foundry under construction at the Ford Motor Company Works

Background image1950s Collection: Thames Foundry, Dagenham Works JLP01_01_048_18

Thames Foundry, Dagenham Works JLP01_01_048_18
Ford Motor Company Works, Thames Foundry, Dagenham, Havering, Greater London. A view of the new foundry under construction at the Ford Motor Company Works

Background image1950s Collection: Thames Foundry, Dagenham Works JLP01_01_048_16

Thames Foundry, Dagenham Works JLP01_01_048_16
Ford Motor Company Works, Thames Foundry, Dagenham, Havering, Greater London. A view of the new foundry under construction at the Ford Motor Company Works

Background image1950s Collection: Open the Motorway JLP01_08_055731

Open the Motorway JLP01_08_055731
The Minister of Transport, Ernest Marples, using a police cars radio telephone to order the barriers to be removed on the M1 at the opening ceremony of the motorway

Background image1950s Collection: Congratulations JLP01_08_055292

Congratulations JLP01_08_055292
Harold Watkinson, the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, shaking hands with labourer J. Singh, during a visit to the London to Yorkshire Motorway (the M1)

Background image1950s Collection: Team spirit JLP01_08_055248c

Team spirit JLP01_08_055248c
A Laing worker on the construction site of the M1, the London to Yorkshire Motorway, reading an article on the motorway in the Companys newsletter, Team Spirit

Background image1950s Collection: Asphalt base course JLP01_08_055058

Asphalt base course JLP01_08_055058
A view of Laing workers operating a paver machine, laying an asphalt base course to the roadway of the London to Yorkshire Motorway (the M1)

Background image1950s Collection: Canadian inspection JLP01_08_054611

Canadian inspection JLP01_08_054611
P. A. Gaglardi, the Minister of Highways for British Columbia, climbing into a helicopter for a tour of the London to Yorkshire Motorway (the M1)

Background image1950s Collection: Motorway base-laying JLP01_08_054742

Motorway base-laying JLP01_08_054742
DAVENTRY, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. Construction machines laying a dry-lean concrete base in Section D4 of the London to Yorkshire Motorway (the M1)

Background image1950s Collection: Catering JLP01_08_053300

Catering JLP01_08_053300
A member of catering staff preparing food for staff working on the construction site of the London to Yorkshire Motorway (the M1)

Background image1950s Collection: Catering van JLP01_08_053297a

Catering van JLP01_08_053297a
Laing workers employed on the construction site of the M1, the London to Yorkshire Motorway, queuing for the catering van on their tea break. These workers were employed on Section C of the project

Background image1950s Collection: Catering van JLP01_08_053297

Catering van JLP01_08_053297
Laing workers employed on the construction site of the M1, the London to Yorkshire Motorway, queuing for the catering van on their tea break. These workers were employed on Section C of the project



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