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1970s Collection (#3)

Background image1970s Collection: Running race JLP01_09_792070

Running race JLP01_09_792070
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. Young children leaving the starting line of a running race, encouraged by parents, during the annual Laing Gala Day

Background image1970s Collection: Womens team JLP01_09_771212

Womens team JLP01_09_771212
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. An all female football team taking part in the six-a-side competition at the annual Laing Gala Day

Background image1970s Collection: Performing dogs JLP01_09_792076

Performing dogs JLP01_09_792076
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A crowd of people watching a woman with performing dogs on pedestals at the annual Laing Gala Day

Background image1970s Collection: Python JLP01_09_792072

Python JLP01_09_792072
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A smiling boy with a python wrapped around his shoulders at the annual Laing Gala Day

Background image1970s Collection: Drumming JLP01_09_792066

Drumming JLP01_09_792066
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A clown from Gandeys Circus playing the drums to entertain the crowds at the annual Laing Gala Day at the Elstree Sports Ground

Background image1970s Collection: Levitation JLP01_09_771221

Levitation JLP01_09_771221
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. The illusionists Van Buren and Greta carrying out an act of levitation during the Jubilee Gala Day held at the Laing Sports Ground

Background image1970s Collection: Hay bale tossing JLP01_09_771215

Hay bale tossing JLP01_09_771215
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A child taking part in a hay bale tossing contest during the Jubilee Gala Day held at the Laing Sports Ground

Background image1970s Collection: Bikes and horses JLP01_09_771214

Bikes and horses JLP01_09_771214
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A motorbike and horse riding display by the Mounted Division of the Royal Military Police

Background image1970s Collection: Bikes and horses JLP01_09_771213

Bikes and horses JLP01_09_771213
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A motorbike and horse riding display by the Mounted Division of the Royal Military Police

Background image1970s Collection: Hay bale tossing JLP01_09_771210

Hay bale tossing JLP01_09_771210
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A man attempting the Hay Toss at the annual Gala Day, held at the Laing Sports Ground in Elstree

Background image1970s Collection: Hot air balloon JLP01_09_771206

Hot air balloon JLP01_09_771206
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A hot air balloon emblazoned with a Laing banner taking off from the Elstree Sports Ground during the annual Laing Gala Day

Background image1970s Collection: Steel band JLP01_09_771208

Steel band JLP01_09_771208
Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A steel band, The New Sound Crusaders, setting up their instruments for the annual Laing Gala Day held at the Elstree Sports Ground

Background image1970s Collection: Sitting down for tea JLP01_08_090055

Sitting down for tea JLP01_08_090055
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. Children wearing party hats, having tea at a Christmas Party

Background image1970s Collection: Seniors dance JLP01_09_783678

Seniors dance JLP01_09_783678
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. Four women in evening gowns on the dance floor at the Laing Senior Citizens Christmas dinner and dance at Mill Hill

Background image1970s Collection: Vegetables JLP01_09_740159a

Vegetables JLP01_09_740159a
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. Three women admiring the runner beans on display at the 15th Annual Laing Horticultural and Handicraft Exhibition

Background image1970s Collection: Ventriloquist JLP01_08_093537a

Ventriloquist JLP01_08_093537a
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. An entertainer with a ventriloquists dummy speaking to two young girls at the annual childrens Christmas party held by

Background image1970s Collection: Look what we got JLP01_09_783694

Look what we got JLP01_09_783694
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. Two young boys in matching outfits holding presents and party hats at the Laing childrens Christmas party at Mill Hill

Background image1970s Collection: Hangar walls JLP01_08_086451

Hangar walls JLP01_08_086451
HEATHROW AIRPORT, B E A SERVICING HANGAR, HEATHROW, HILLINGDON, GREATER LONDON. The west wall of the BEA aircraft servicing hangar at Heathrow Airport during its construction

Background image1970s Collection: Hangar walls JLP01_08_086298

Hangar walls JLP01_08_086298
HEATHROW AIRPORT, B E A SERVICING HANGAR, HEATHROW, HILLINGDON, GREATER LONDON. The BEA aircraft servicing hangar at Heathrow Airport during construction

Background image1970s Collection: Hangar roof framework JLP01_08_085366

Hangar roof framework JLP01_08_085366
HEATHROW AIRPORT, B E A SERVICING HANGAR, HEATHROW, HILLINGDON, GREATER LONDON. Looking over the steel roof of the BEA aircraft servicing hangar at Heathrow Airport during its construction

Background image1970s Collection: Hangar support column JLP01_08_084165

Hangar support column JLP01_08_084165
HEATHROW AIRPORT, B E A SERVICING HANGAR, HEATHROW, HILLINGDON, GREATER LONDON. A steel octagonal column being lowered by a crane into a shaft

Background image1970s Collection: Site canteen JLP01_08_083797a

Site canteen JLP01_08_083797a
HEATHROW AIRPORT, B E A SERVICING HANGAR, HEATHROW, HILLINGDON, GREATER LONDON. Laing workmen playing a card game at a table in the site canteen during the construction of the BEA aircraft servicing

Background image1970s Collection: Site canteen JLP01_08_083796

Site canteen JLP01_08_083796
HEATHROW AIRPORT, B E A SERVICING HANGAR, HEATHROW, HILLINGDON, GREATER LONDON. Three Laing workmen sitting at a table after a meal in the site canteen during the construction of the BEA aircraft

Background image1970s Collection: Lattice framework JLP01_08_083781

Lattice framework JLP01_08_083781
HEATHROW AIRPORT, B E A SERVICING HANGAR, HEATHROW, HILLINGDON, GREATER LONDON. The metal lattice framework core of the roof structure of the BEA aircraft servicing hangar at Heathrow Airport

Background image1970s Collection: Site canteen JLP01_08_083794

Site canteen JLP01_08_083794
HEATHROW AIRPORT, B E A SERVICING HANGAR, HEATHROW, HILLINGDON, GREATER LONDON. Laing workmen talking at a table in the site canteen during the construction of the BEA aircraft servicing hangar at

Background image1970s Collection: Shaft for column foundations JLP01_08_083512

Shaft for column foundations JLP01_08_083512
HEATHROW AIRPORT, B E A SERVICING HANGAR, HEATHROW, HILLINGDON, GREATER LONDON. Concrete being poured into a shaft for the foundations of the BEA aircraft servicing hangar at Heathrow Airport

Background image1970s Collection: Shaft for column foundations JLP01_08_083513

Shaft for column foundations JLP01_08_083513
HEATHROW AIRPORT, B E A SERVICING HANGAR, HEATHROW, HILLINGDON, GREATER LONDON. A man looking upwards in a 75ft shaft lined with reinforcement steel

Background image1970s Collection: Marquees JLP01_08_099084

Marquees JLP01_08_099084
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A large gathering of people standing outside three marquees at a Laing works party held at Graythorp

Background image1970s Collection: Seniors dinner dance JLP01_08_093470

Seniors dinner dance JLP01_08_093470
Flying Eagle, Mollison Way, Edgware, Harrow, Greater London. Senior citizens at a Christmas dinner and dance, watching a cabaret artist providing the entertainment

Background image1970s Collection: Master and apprentice JLP01_09_762552c

Master and apprentice JLP01_09_762552c
Furzehill Road, Borehamwood, Elstree and Borehamwood, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire. A man with a spirit level assessing the work of a Laing apprentice bricklayer during the construction of the Furzehill

Background image1970s Collection: Presenting the keys JLP01_09_782973

Presenting the keys JLP01_09_782973
Farriers Hall Community Centre, Farriers Way, Borehamwood, Elstree and Borehamwood, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire. F Bryer, Director of Laings Building Division

Background image1970s Collection: Beer hatch JLP01_09_783158

Beer hatch JLP01_09_783158
DIXON HOUSE, FENCHURCH STREET, CITY OF LONDON. A woman serving beer to men standing at a serving hatch during a Thank You party held in the site canteen at Dixon House

Background image1970s Collection: Delivering a delivery bay JLP01_09_794102

Delivering a delivery bay JLP01_09_794102
Courage Brewery, Imperial Way, Worton Grange, Reading, Berkshire. The interior of the loading bay at the Courage Brewery with much of the false flooring yet to be installed

Background image1970s Collection: Demolishing the YMCA JLP01_08_087590a

Demolishing the YMCA JLP01_08_087590a
Central London YMCA, Great Russell Street, Camden, Greater London. An elevated view from the north-east showing demolition of the former YMCA building before construction of the new Central London

Background image1970s Collection: Central London YMCA JLP01_08_761537

Central London YMCA JLP01_08_761537
Central London YMCA, Great Russell Street, Camden, Greater London. The structurally-complete tower blocks of the Central London YMCA, with scaffolding erected around the two-storey podium below

Background image1970s Collection: Constructing the YMCA JLP01_08_091576a

Constructing the YMCA JLP01_08_091576a
Central London YMCA, Great Russell Street, Camden, Greater London. A view looking through scaffolding and the steel frame of the podium

Background image1970s Collection: Cranes over the YMCA JLP01_08_099331

Cranes over the YMCA JLP01_08_099331
Central London YMCA, Great Russell Street, Camden, Greater London. The construction of the eastern three tower blocks of the Central London YMCA, showing cranes atop and alongside the structure

Background image1970s Collection: Bull Ring Centre JLP01_09_771155

Bull Ring Centre JLP01_09_771155
BULL RING CENTRE, BULL RING, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS. A general view of the Bull Ring Centre showing the busy open market and Union Jack flags for the Queens Silver Jubilee

Background image1970s Collection: Brine clarification plant JLP01_08_087404

Brine clarification plant JLP01_08_087404
British Salt Factory, Faulkner Lane, Middlewich, Cheshire East. The brine clarification plant at the British Salt factory

Background image1970s Collection: Salt factory JLP01_08_089431

Salt factory JLP01_08_089431
British Salt Factory, Faulkner Lane, Middlewich, Cheshire East. A view from across the Trent & Mersey Canal of the main processing building at the British Salt factory

Background image1970s Collection: Balcony JLP01_08_083353

Balcony JLP01_08_083353
Alice Shepherd House, Manchester Road, Isle of Dogs, Tower Hamlets, Greater London. A view from an access balcony in a multi-storey block of Sectra flats at Alice Shepherd House

Background image1970s Collection: Furniture delivery JLP01_08_087678

Furniture delivery JLP01_08_087678
Aylesbury Estate, Walworth, Southwark, Greater London. A view of two men delivering a free-standing cupboard to a block of flats on the Aylesbury Estate, built using the 12M Jespersen system

Background image1970s Collection: Urban living JLP01_08_087671

Urban living JLP01_08_087671
Aylesbury Estate, Walworth, Southwark, Greater London. A young girl seated on a bench in front of a recently completed block of flats on the Aylesbury Estate, built using the 12M Jespersen system

Background image1970s Collection: Aylesbury Estate Walworth JLP01_08_084729

Aylesbury Estate Walworth JLP01_08_084729
Aylesbury Estate, Walworth, Southwark, Greater London. Looking north-west over the Aylesbury Estate, showing the Centre Building with its 170ft chimney and Taplow House

Background image1970s Collection: Steep climb JLP01_08_084446

Steep climb JLP01_08_084446
STAFFORDSHIRE. A team of men installing the Barlaston pipeline against a steep and unstable embankment beside the A34 dual carriageway

Background image1970s Collection: Steep climb JLP01_08_084445

Steep climb JLP01_08_084445
STAFFORDSHIRE. A view of the work being carried out to install the Barlaston pipeline against a steep and unstable embankment beside the A34 dual carriageway

Background image1970s Collection: Product promotion team JLP01_08_095146

Product promotion team JLP01_08_095146
WD AND HO WILLS, WHITCHURCH LANE, CITY OF BRISTOL. Wills staff handing out packets of Embassy cigarettes to construction workers at the topping out ceremony on the roof of the office block at

Background image1970s Collection: Ceremony and protest JLP01_08_095149c

Ceremony and protest JLP01_08_095149c
WD AND HO WILLS, WHITCHURCH LANE, CITY OF BRISTOL. Sir Maurice Laing at the topping out ceremony on the roof of the office building at the Wills tobacco factory at Hartcliffe



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