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Choose from 3 pictures in our Tarmac collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping.


Bridge deck JLP01_60009_12
Bridge deck JLP01_60009_12
Full Range of Prints and Gifts in Stock
Surfacing the hard shoulder JLP01_01_172_095
Surfacing the hard shoulder JLP01_01_172_095
Full Range of Prints and Gifts in Stock
Road resurfacing MOT01_01_20
Road resurfacing MOT01_01_20
Full Range of Prints and Gifts in Stock
Road resurfacing MOT01_01_20 Featured Image

Road resurfacing MOT01_01_20

Lee Road, Blackheath Park, Greenwich, Greater London. An elevator depositing debris into a cart drawn by a horse, during construction work on Lee Road, with workers from the Improved Wood Pavement Company in the background.
The Improved Wood Pavement Company Ltd was registered in 1872, having previously operated as the London Wood Paving Company. The use of wood to pave London streets had began in around the 1840s; new systems were introduced in the 1870s. A major advantage of wooden paving was that it produced less noise under horse drawn transport than the alternatives of granite or macadam, but was slippery when wet

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