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1970s Collection (#5)

Background image1970s Collection: Cranes JLP01_08_096482

Cranes JLP01_08_096482
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view of the construction of an oil platform at Graythorp, showing cranes around the emerging structure

Background image1970s Collection: Cranes JLP01_08_093455A

Cranes JLP01_08_093455A
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view of cranes in operation at Graythorp. In the early 1970s Laing Pipelines Offshore constructed the Graythorp fabrication yard

Background image1970s Collection: Cranes JLP01_08_093454

Cranes JLP01_08_093454
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view of cranes in operation at Graythorp. In the early 1970s Laing Pipelines Offshore constructed the Graythorp fabrication yard

Background image1970s Collection: Crane operators JLP01_08_093216C

Crane operators JLP01_08_093216C
Graythorp, Hartlepool. Two workers at Graythorp, one seated at the controls of a crane during lifting being carried out on site

Background image1970s Collection: Cranes JLP01_08_093437

Cranes JLP01_08_093437
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view of a crane lift taking place at Graythorp. In the early 1970s Laing Pipelines Offshore constructed the Graythorp fabrication yard

Background image1970s Collection: Crane lift director JLP01_08_093216A

Crane lift director JLP01_08_093216A
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A worker at Graythorp, wearing a two-way radio set during lifting being carried out on site. In the early 1970s Laing Pipelines Offshore constructed the Graythorp fabrication

Background image1970s Collection: Cranes building cranes JLP01_08_093214

Cranes building cranes JLP01_08_093214
Graythorp, Hartlepool. The foundation tub for a 509 Revolver crane being lifted on to a gantry at Graythorp. In the early 1970s Laing Pipelines Offshore constructed the Graythorp fabrication yard

Background image1970s Collection: Graythorp basin JLP01_08_093188E

Graythorp basin JLP01_08_093188E
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view over the basin at Graythorp, showing in situ fabrication being carried out on the flotation tanks for an oil platform

Background image1970s Collection: Graythorp basin JLP01_08_093188D

Graythorp basin JLP01_08_093188D
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view over the basin at Graythorp, showing in situ fabrication being carried out on the flotation tanks for an oil platform

Background image1970s Collection: Large load JLP01_08_093188A

Large load JLP01_08_093188A
Graythorp, Hartlepool. The bracing unit for a flotation tank being delivered by road to Graythorp. In the early 1970s Laing Pipelines Offshore constructed the Graythorp fabrication yard

Background image1970s Collection: Cutting tubes JLP01_08_093175

Cutting tubes JLP01_08_093175
Graythorp, Hartlepool. Two Laing workers at Graythorp watching a precision tool cutting through a large metal tube. In the early 1970s Laing Pipelines Offshore constructed the Graythorp fabrication

Background image1970s Collection: Measuring tubes JLP01_08_093174

Measuring tubes JLP01_08_093174
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A team of Laing workers measuring a large metal tube in one of the welding huts at Graythorp. In the early 1970s Laing Pipelines Offshore constructed the Graythorp fabrication

Background image1970s Collection: Surveying and a flotation tank JLP01_08_092770

Surveying and a flotation tank JLP01_08_092770
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A flotation tank for an oil platform lying in the dry dock at Graythorp and a man carrying out surveying in the foreground

Background image1970s Collection: Cranes JLP01_08_092768

Cranes JLP01_08_092768
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A general view of progress at Graythorp, showing a 509 Revolver crane in the process of being constructed

Background image1970s Collection: Preparing the dry dock JLP01_08_092044

Preparing the dry dock JLP01_08_092044
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view of progress on preparing Graythorp for the construction of North Sea oil platforms, showing cranes at work in the dry dock

Background image1970s Collection: Welding JLP01_08_092403

Welding JLP01_08_092403
Graythorp, Hartlepool. Two people working in the welding school at Graythorp. This image was catalogued as part of the Breaking New Ground Project in partnership with the John Laing Charitable Trust

Background image1970s Collection: Rescue team demonstration JLP01_09_751828

Rescue team demonstration JLP01_09_751828
Grain Power Station, Grain, Isle of Grain, Medway, Kent. The site rescue team using a dummy victim and scaffolding to demonstrate the rescue of a worker overcome by fumes at a great height

Background image1970s Collection: Health and safety exhibition JLP01_09_751824

Health and safety exhibition JLP01_09_751824
Grain Power Station, Grain, Isle of Grain, Medway, Kent. Three men at a Laing exhibition stand looking at a display of faulty lifting tackle and hard hats that had saved lives

Background image1970s Collection: Moving concrete slabs JLP01_08_096704

Moving concrete slabs JLP01_08_096704
Grain Power Station, Grain, Isle of Grain, Medway, Kent. Laing workers assisting with the movement of a rectangular concrete slab at a stockpile on the construction site of the Isle of Grain Power

Background image1970s Collection: Fitters JLP01_08_096701

Fitters JLP01_08_096701
Grain Power Station, Grain, Isle of Grain, Medway, Kent. A group portrait of Laing fitters posed in front of a site bus at the Isle of Grain Power Station

Background image1970s Collection: Outfall team JLP01_08_096698

Outfall team JLP01_08_096698
Grain Power Station, Grain, Isle of Grain, Medway, Kent. group portrait of the outfall team at the Isle of Grain Power Station

Background image1970s Collection: Flume construction JLP01_08_096291

Flume construction JLP01_08_096291
Grain Power Station, Grain, Isle of Grain, Medway, Kent. A view towards the power house and main chimney during the construction of the Isle of Grain Power Station

Background image1970s Collection: Piling JLP01_08_089551

Piling JLP01_08_089551
Grain Power Station, Grain, Isle of Grain, Medway, Kent. Piling in progress during the construction of the Isle of Grain Power Station

Background image1970s Collection: Surveyor JLP01_08_089550

Surveyor JLP01_08_089550
Grain Power Station, Grain, Isle of Grain, Medway, Kent. A Laing surveyor using a theodolite on the construction site of the Isle of Grain Power Station

Background image1970s Collection: Dagenham Works JLP01_10_00603A

Dagenham Works JLP01_10_00603A
FORD MOTOR WORKS, BARKING AND DAGENHAM, GREATER LONDON. A man seated at a control desk at the Ford Motor Company Works, operating a row of Munck cranes

Background image1970s Collection: Tug of War JLP01_09_771107

Tug of War JLP01_09_771107
Courage Brewery, Imperial Way, Worton Grange, Reading. A tug-o-war contest between Laing workers and subcontractors, part of the gala to celebrate the Queens silver jubilee held at the new Courage

Background image1970s Collection: Installing fermenting vessels JLP01_09_780534

Installing fermenting vessels JLP01_09_780534
Courage Brewery, Imperial Way, Worton Grange, Reading. A large Sparrows crane lifting one of the 20 tonne fermenting vessels into position at the new Courage Brewery site

Background image1970s Collection: Building a chimney JLP01_09_772198

Building a chimney JLP01_09_772198
Courage Brewery, Imperial Way, Worton Grange, Reading. A section of the 200ft tall chimney being raised by crane at the new Courage Brewery site

Background image1970s Collection: Clifton Cathedral JLP01_11_01167_29

Clifton Cathedral JLP01_11_01167_29
Clifton Cathedral, Clifton Park, Clifton, City of Bristol. Members of the clergy gathered outside Clifton Cathedral on the day of consecration, with Cardinal John Heenan, Archbishop of Westminster

Background image1970s Collection: Clifton Cathedral JLP01_11_01167_12

Clifton Cathedral JLP01_11_01167_12
Clifton Cathedral, Clifton Park, Clifton, City of Bristol. Looking down at members of the clergy gathered around the baptismal font in Clifton Cathedral during the consecration ceremony

Background image1970s Collection: Clifton Cathedral JLP01_10_01163_10

Clifton Cathedral JLP01_10_01163_10
Clifton Cathedral, Clifton Park, Clifton, City of Bristol. Members of the congregation taking Communion during Mass in Clifton Cathedral, on the day of consecration

Background image1970s Collection: Clifton Cathedral JLP01_10_01163_03

Clifton Cathedral JLP01_10_01163_03
Clifton Cathedral, Clifton Park, Clifton, City of Bristol. Cardinal John Heenan, Archbishop of Westminster, addressing the congregation in Clifton Cathedral during the consecration ceremony

Background image1970s Collection: Bottesford Airfield JLP01_08_087504

Bottesford Airfield JLP01_08_087504
Bottesford Airfield, Bottesford, Melton, Leicestershire. A worker tightening bolts on a complex piece of pipework at the Bottesford pre-yield depot

Background image1970s Collection: Bottesford Airfield JLP01_08_087498

Bottesford Airfield JLP01_08_087498
Bottesford Airfield, Bottesford, Melton, Leicestershire. The interior of a large corrugated steel fabrication shop at the Bottesford pre-yield depot, showing workers cutting and welding pipework

Background image1970s Collection: Tubular steel walkway DP183604

Tubular steel walkway DP183604
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Depot, Pembroke Road, West Kensington, Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London



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