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1960s Collection

Background image1960s Collection: Thrust boring JLP01_08_077158

Thrust boring JLP01_08_077158
NORFOLK. A view of thrust boring being carried out during the installation of the Fens gas pipeline. Work on laying the Fens gas pipeline started in June 1967

Background image1960s Collection: Pipelaying JLP01_08_076891

Pipelaying JLP01_08_076891
NORFOLK. A pipelayer with a side boom and a team of workers laying a section of the Fens gas pipeline into a trench. Work on laying the Fens gas pipeline started in June 1967

Background image1960s Collection: Welding JLP01_08_076889

Welding JLP01_08_076889
NORFOLK. A view of welding taking place along the Fens gas pipeline, showing a protective canopy erected to cover two sections of pipe being welded together

Background image1960s Collection: Wrapping and sealing JLP01_08_076816

Wrapping and sealing JLP01_08_076816
NORFOLK. A team of workers wrapping and sealing the end of a steel pipe on the Fens gas pipeline. Work on laying the Fens gas pipeline started in June 1967

Background image1960s Collection: Pneumatic clamp JLP01_08_076807

Pneumatic clamp JLP01_08_076807
NORFOLK. A team of men working on the lining up operation of the Fens gas pipeline, showing the internal pneumatic clamp for locking steel pipes together

Background image1960s Collection: Kettering Woolworths FWW01_01_0221_04

Kettering Woolworths FWW01_01_0221_04
F W Woolworth and Company Limited, 51 - 55 High Street, Kettering, North Northamptonshire. A view from the south-east of the premises of F W Woolworth and Company Limited, 51-55 High Street

Background image1960s Collection: Bristol Brabazon JLP01_08_070272

Bristol Brabazon JLP01_08_070272
FILTON AIRFIELD, SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE. The Bristol Brabazon G-AGPW on the runway at Filton Airfield. The first prototype of the Bristol Brabazon, designed by the Bristol Aeroplane Company

Background image1960s Collection: Ice cream van JLP01_08_071642

Ice cream van JLP01_08_071642
Hornchurch Court, Bonsall Street, Hulme, Manchester. A recently completed multi-storey block of Sectra flats in Hulme, probably Hornchurch Court

Background image1960s Collection: M6 Motorway construction JLP01_08_081804

M6 Motorway construction JLP01_08_081804
EDEN, CUMBRIA. A view of the construction of the M6 Motorway through the Lune Gorge, showing dump trucks on the haul road leading from the Lawtland House viaduct and Roger Howe bridge

Background image1960s Collection: Engraving glass JLP01_08_061032a

Engraving glass JLP01_08_061032a
COVENTRY CATHEDRAL, PRIORY STREET, COVENTRY. John Hutton engraving a panel of glass on the West Screen at Coventry Cathedral

Background image1960s Collection: Empress State Building JLP01_08_062727

Empress State Building JLP01_08_062727
EMPRESS STATE BUILDING, Lillie Road, Earls Court, HAMMERSMITH AND FULHAM, GREATER LONDON. The newly completed Empress State Building, Earls Court, London

Background image1960s Collection: Gas pipeline JLP01_08_076813

Gas pipeline JLP01_08_076813
NORFOLK. A view of the Fens gas pipeline, showing protective canopies located at joints along the pipe where sub welds were carried out

Background image1960s Collection: Pipelaying JLP01_10_00159

Pipelaying JLP01_10_00159
NORFOLK. A row of Caterpillar 583 pipelayers with side booms, lifting the Fens gas pipeline into a recently dug trench. Work on laying the Fens gas pipeline started in June 1967

Background image1960s Collection: Baptistery window JLP01_08_062574

Baptistery window JLP01_08_062574
COVENTRY CATHEDRAL, PRIORY STREET, COVENTRY. Looking across the interior of Coventry Cathedral towards the baptistery window

Background image1960s Collection: Map Room JLP01_08_077525

Map Room JLP01_08_077525
University of Nottingham, Sir Clive Grainger Building, University Park, Nottingham. The map room in a new building for the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences at the University of Nottingham

Background image1960s Collection: Show flat JLP01_08_066124

Show flat JLP01_08_066124
Darnhill, Heywood, Rochdale. The living and dining room in the Sectra show flat at Heywood. This Sectra show flat was on the first floor of a 13-storey block

Background image1960s Collection: Keele Services JLP01_01_165_31

Keele Services JLP01_01_165_31
M6 Motorway, Keele Service Area, M6, Keele, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. A view looking north towards Structure 347A at the Keele Service Area of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background image1960s Collection: Opening Yate Shopping Centre JLP01_08_071866

Opening Yate Shopping Centre JLP01_08_071866
Yate Shopping Centre, Yate, South Gloucestershire. A large crowd of people gathered around the fountain on Four Seasons Square for the official opening of Yate Shopping Centre

Background image1960s Collection: Hospital laundry JLP01_08_069259

Hospital laundry JLP01_08_069259
West Cumberland Hospital, Homewood Road, Homewood, Whitehaven, Copeland, Cumbria. Workers washing and pressing bed linen in the laundry at West Cumberland Hospital

Background image1960s Collection: Roof support work JLP01_08_060847

Roof support work JLP01_08_060847
COMMONWEALTH INSTITUTE, KENSINGTON HIGH STREET, KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA, GREATER LONDON. Workers inserting a wedge in the timber formwork at the top of a roof support column during construction of

Background image1960s Collection: Swiss Centre Taverne JLP01_08_077633

Swiss Centre Taverne JLP01_08_077633
Swiss Centre, Coventry Street, Leicester Square, City of Westminster, Greater London. The interior of The Taverne at the Swiss Centre

Background image1960s Collection: Clock Tower Court EFC01_01_05_015_20920

Clock Tower Court EFC01_01_05_015_20920
Clock Tower Court, Park Avenue, Bexhill on Sea, Bexhill-on-Sea, Rother, East Sussex. The south facade of Clock Tower Court, showing flats 1-9 and the projecting balconies

Background image1960s Collection: Chatham High Street BB68_02394

Chatham High Street BB68_02394
Sun Hotel, 85 High Street, Chatham, Medway, Kent. View from the south-west of the High Street, showing the location of the Sun Hotel

Background image1960s Collection: Hexagonal paving DP251002

Hexagonal paving DP251002
Strawberry Hill, Fieldend Estate, Twickenham, Richmond upon Thames, Greater London. Detail of original 1960s hexagonal paving tiles

Background image1960s Collection: Nurses accommodation JLP01_08_057435

Nurses accommodation JLP01_08_057435
West Cumberland Hospital, Homewood Road, Homewood, Whitehaven, Copeland, Cumbria. Two nurses outside the entrance to the nurses accommodation block at West Cumberland Hospital

Background image1960s Collection: Maternity block JLP01_08_069254

Maternity block JLP01_08_069254
West Cumberland Hospital, Homewood Road, Homewood, Whitehaven, Copeland, Cumbria. The entrance to the maternity clinic at West Cumberland Hospital

Background image1960s Collection: Walsgrave Hospital JLP01_08_081910

Walsgrave Hospital JLP01_08_081910
Walsgrave Hospital, Clifford Bridge Road, Walsgrave on Sowe, Coventry. The exterior of the Maternity Block at the Walsgrave Hospital, Coventry, showing the main entrance and ambulance canopy

Background image1960s Collection: Smethwick JLP01_08_077777

Smethwick JLP01_08_077777
Smethwick, Sandwell, West Midlands. A view over a housing estate, consisting of low rise Easiform flats and high rise Sectra flats, in the Soho Way/Oakfield Road area of Smethwick

Background image1960s Collection: Replacement housing JLP01_08_069312

Replacement housing JLP01_08_069312
St Marys Estate, Oldham. A worker securing a concrete slab during the construction of 12M Jespersen prototype flats in Oldham, with derelict terraced houses in the background

Background image1960s Collection: Nurses hostel JLP01_08_074883

Nurses hostel JLP01_08_074883
Restell Close, Greenwich, Greater London. Two women sitting, reading and writing, in the bedroom of a Sectra block of residential nurses flats on Restell Close

Background image1960s Collection: Paternoster Square JLP01_08_067632

Paternoster Square JLP01_08_067632
PATERNOSTER SQUARE, CITY OF LONDON. Looking north-east across the Paternoster development during its construction, showing completed blocks and some under construction including Sudbury House

Background image1960s Collection: Minories Car Park JLP01_08_082403

Minories Car Park JLP01_08_082403
Minories Car Park, 1 Shorter Street, City of London. The entrance to the staircase of the City Engineers Highways Depot, built as part of the contract for Minories Car Park

Background image1960s Collection: Rusticating fluted concrete JLP01_08_081191

Rusticating fluted concrete JLP01_08_081191
Minories Car Park, 1 Shorter Street, City of London. A workman hammering chunks out of the fluted concrete surface of the curtain wall at Minories Car Park

Background image1960s Collection: Lancashire Hill JLP01_08_077958

Lancashire Hill JLP01_08_077958
Lancashire Hill, Stockport. A general view across a Laing construction site at Lancashire Hill, showing the excavation of the site prior to the erection of a 12M Jespersen scheme

Background image1960s Collection: Flower pot race JLP01_08_071228

Flower pot race JLP01_08_071228
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. Women competing in a flower pot race, with spectators behind a rope fence

Background image1960s Collection: Installing a wall panel JLP01_14_00230

Installing a wall panel JLP01_14_00230
HULME, MANCHESTER. A block of 12M Jespersen flats under construction in Hulme, showing a wall panel with inset windows about to be hoisted into position

Background image1960s Collection: Naval quarters JLP01_08_075209b

Naval quarters JLP01_08_075209b
Gosport, Hampshire. A group of people including staff from the Royal Navy at the opening of married quarters in Gosport. This Armed Services housing estate of 1000 12M Jespersen flats

Background image1960s Collection: Hyperbolic paraboloid formwork JLP01_08_060599

Hyperbolic paraboloid formwork JLP01_08_060599
COMMONWEALTH INSTITUTE, KENSINGTON HIGH STREET, KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA, GREATER LONDON. Workers constructing the timber formwork for the central hyperbolic paraboloid roof section of the exhibition

Background image1960s Collection: Bull Ring Centre JLP01_10_00149

Bull Ring Centre JLP01_10_00149
BULL RING CENTRE, BULL RING, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS. A view of the Bull Ring Centre with crowds of people outside on the day of the opening ceremony

Background image1960s Collection: Opening the Bull Ring JLP01_08_068579

Opening the Bull Ring JLP01_08_068579
BULL RING CENTRE, BULL RING, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS. HRH Prince Philip exiting the new Woolworths store at the Bull Ring Centre on the day of the opening ceremony

Background image1960s Collection: Bull Ring Centre JLP01_08_067060

Bull Ring Centre JLP01_08_067060
BULL RING CENTRE, BULL RING, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS. A view of the Bull Ring Centre showing the district bank, part of bridge 4A, and office block 3 (Bridge House) in the background

Background image1960s Collection: Examining a model JLP01_08_066009

Examining a model JLP01_08_066009
BULL RING CENTRE, BULL RING, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS. A group of councillors from Utrecht, Holland, being shown an architectural model of the Bull Ring Centre during a visit to the site

Background image1960s Collection: Woolworths JLP01_08_059912

Woolworths JLP01_08_059912
F W WOOLWORTH AND COMPANY LIMITED, BULL RING CENTRE, BULL RING, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS. Exterior view of the F W Woolworth & Co on Spiceal Street

Background image1960s Collection: Aylesbury Estate Walworth JLP01_08_081550

Aylesbury Estate Walworth JLP01_08_081550
Aylesbury Estate, Walworth, Southwark, Greater London. A panoramic view from the north-west showing the Aylesbury Estate during construction

Background image1960s Collection: Sugar beet processing JLP01_08_082654

Sugar beet processing JLP01_08_082654
WISSINGTON SUGAR FACTORY, COLLEGE ROAD, METHWOLD, KINGs LYNN AND WEST NORFOLK. Sugar beet in the polar beet silo at Wissington Sugar Factory, showing the conveyor bridge

Background image1960s Collection: Swiss Centre Taverne JLP01_08_077630

Swiss Centre Taverne JLP01_08_077630
Swiss Centre, Coventry Street, Leicester Square, City of Westminster, Greater London. The interior of The Taverne at the Swiss Centre

Background image1960s Collection: Ice cream factory JLP01_08_060122

Ice cream factory JLP01_08_060122
WALLs ICE CREAM FACTORY, GLOUCESTER, GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Workers at machinery on the first floor of the Production Block of the Walls Ice Cream Factory

Background image1960s Collection: Midland Link Motorway construction JLP01_08_069215a

Midland Link Motorway construction JLP01_08_069215a
M6 Motorway, M6, Penkridge, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Midland Link Motorway, between Junction 13 and Junction 11 of the M6



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