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Background imageWork Collection: Sharpening JLP01_14_00137

Sharpening JLP01_14_00137
BRITISH LIBRARY, EUSTON ROAD, ST PANCRAS, CAMDEN, GREATER LONDON. A worker sharpening the teeth of a pile boring rig with an angle grinder

Background imageWork Collection: Film conservation JLP01_10_30129

Film conservation JLP01_10_30129
BFI National Archive, Kingshill Way, Berkhamsted, Dacorum, Hertfordshire. Two members of staff operating video tape machines in the new conservation centre for the British Film Institute

Background imageWork 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 imageWork Collection: Thatching DIX02_01_224

Thatching DIX02_01_224
Bay Tree Cottage, Church Street, Great Comberton, Wychavon, Worcestershire. A thatcher at work

Background imageWork Collection: Hedgelaying DIX02_01_100

Hedgelaying DIX02_01_100
Harborough, Leicestershire. Hedgelaying near Kilworth, 1930s

Background imageWork 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 imageWork 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 imageWork Collection: Angle grader JLP01_08_081817

Angle grader JLP01_08_081817
SOUTH LAKELAND, CUMBRIA. A view of the construction of the M6 Motorway through the Lune Gorge, showing an angle grader at work on the motorway with a Laing worker standing at the controls

Background imageWork Collection: Culvert construction JLP01_08_068853A

Culvert construction JLP01_08_068853A
South Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Midland Link Motorway, between Junction 13 and Junction 11 of the M6, showing a team of workers gathered around a concrete culvert

Background imageWork Collection: Chipping spreader JLP01_08_063668

Chipping spreader JLP01_08_063668
STAFFORDSHIRE. A close-up of a chipping spreader in operation during the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageWork Collection: Subsurfacing JLP01_08_062547

Subsurfacing JLP01_08_062547
Stafford, Staffordshire. " A view of the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), showing a team of workers laying a concrete bound granular base course on Section B of

Background imageWork Collection: Making bridge beams JLP01_08_062544

Making bridge beams JLP01_08_062544
STAFFORDSHIRE. A team of workers making a prestressed concrete bridge beam during the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageWork Collection: Adjusting jacks JLP01_08_062540

Adjusting jacks JLP01_08_062540
STAFFORDSHIRE. A view of the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), showing a worker watching another worker adjusting 200-ton jacks in preparation for lowering the beam on Bridge

Background imageWork Collection: Making bridge beams JLP01_08_062538

Making bridge beams JLP01_08_062538
STAFFORDSHIRE. A team of workers making prestressed concrete bridge beams during the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageWork Collection: Lightweight bridge deck JLP01_08_060930

Lightweight bridge deck JLP01_08_060930
STAFFORDSHIRE. A view of Lytag being used as infill on Bridge 360 during the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageWork Collection: Lightweight bridge deck JLP01_08_060929

Lightweight bridge deck JLP01_08_060929
STAFFORDSHIRE. A view of Lytag being used as infill on Bridge 360 during the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageWork Collection: Subsurfacing JLP01_08_060686

Subsurfacing JLP01_08_060686
Stafford, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), showing a team of workers laying dry lean concrete to the north of the Section B office

Background imageWork Collection: Subsurfacing JLP01_08_060685

Subsurfacing JLP01_08_060685
Stafford, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), showing a team of workers laying dry lean concrete to the north of the Section B office

Background imageWork Collection: Excavator and dump truck JLP01_08_059930

Excavator and dump truck JLP01_08_059930
STAFFORDSHIRE. A view of excavations being carried out on the route of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), showing a excavator loading a dump truck with excavated material

Background imageWork Collection: Tree clearance JLP01_08_059352a

Tree clearance JLP01_08_059352a
Stafford, Staffordshire. Two men felling trees on a piece of land destined to become part of Section A of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageWork Collection: Narrow gauge JLP01_08_059840

Narrow gauge JLP01_08_059840
STAFFORDSHIRE. A view of the construction of a structure, probably on Section B of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), showing an engine on a narrow gauge railway

Background imageWork Collection: Compacting JLP01_01_172_141

Compacting JLP01_01_172_141
STAFFORDSHIRE. A worker driving a Stothert & Pitt Vibroll 32R Mk1 machine, a vibrating roller used to compact roads, seen during the construction of the Staffordshire section of the Birmingham to

Background imageWork Collection: Grass cutting JLP01_01_164_23

Grass cutting JLP01_01_164_23
STAFFORDSHIRE. Two Laing workers cutting grass on a section of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6) between Junction 13 and Junction 16, using a tractor with a boom machine attachment

Background imageWork Collection: Harrods dining room BL24780_006a

Harrods dining room BL24780_006a
Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, Kensington And Chelsea, Greater London. Harrods employees seated in a dining room during staff training. Photographed by Bedford Lemere and Co in 1920

Background imageWork Collection: Royal Cafe staff BL08786

Royal Cafe staff BL08786
Royal Cafe, 19 Old Hall Street, Liverpool, Merseyside. The staff of the Royal Cafe, posed in the dining room. The image was taken in 1888 for the interior decorators and furnishers, Waring and Sons

Background imageWork Collection: Calling the kitchen a087900

Calling the kitchen a087900
Wheelers Sovereign Restaurant, 17 Hertford Street, Mayfair, City Of Westminster, Greater London. The interior of the kitchens showing a chef on the telephone in the foreground whilst a second chef

Background imageWork Collection: Trade union meeting JLP01_08_096776a

Trade union meeting JLP01_08_096776a
Westcombe Park, Greenwich, Greater London. Shop stewards from the Isle of Grain Power Station gathered for a meeting at a hotel in Westcombe Park, Greenwich

Background imageWork Collection: Electronic console JLP01_08_080154

Electronic console JLP01_08_080154
Whitbread and Company Limited, Oakley Road, Luton, Bedfordshire. Two workers operating the electronic console panel at the Whitbread brewery

Background imageWork Collection: Constructing an outlet shaft JLP01_08_079675

Constructing an outlet shaft JLP01_08_079675
WRAYSBURY RESERVOIR, SPELTHORNE, SURREY. A view of the Laing site team constructing the ten-sided outlet shaft at Wraysbury Reservoir

Background imageWork Collection: Drilling JLP01_08_010349a

Drilling JLP01_08_010349a
Solway Works, Kells, Whitehaven, Copeland, Cumbria. Close-up of a worker drilling screws into a wooden plank in a construction yard at the Solway Chemical Works in Whitehaven

Background imageWork Collection: Final adjustments JLP01_08_073708

Final adjustments JLP01_08_073708
Spalding Sugar Factory, Spalding, South Holland, Lincolnshire. The interior of a sugar silo at Spalding Sugar Factory, with a man adjusting a cover on an outlet from the sugar floor above

Background imageWork Collection: Culvert JLP01_08_051669

Culvert JLP01_08_051669
SOUTH NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. Laing workers constructing a concrete arched culvert in Section C2 of the M1, the London to Yorkshire Motorway

Background imageWork Collection: Bridge deck JLP01_60009_12

Bridge deck JLP01_60009_12
Second Severn Crossing, M4 Motorway, New Passage, Pilning and Severn Beach, South Gloucestershire. A Blaw-Knox asphalt paver laying asphalt on the deck of the bridge during the construction of

Background imageWork Collection: Working on the reactor dome JLP01_11_54002_12

Working on the reactor dome JLP01_11_54002_12
SIZEWELL B POWER STATION, LEISTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL. Two workers on the surface of the reactor dome at Sizewell B Nuclear Power Station

Background imageWork Collection: Reactor building JLP01_11_42553_06

Reactor building JLP01_11_42553_06
SIZEWELL B POWER STATION, LEISTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL. Men working on the construction of the reactors auxiliary building at Sizewell B Nuclear Power Station

Background imageWork Collection: Surveying JLP01_10_54656

Surveying JLP01_10_54656
Second Severn Crossing, M4 Motorway, New Passage, Pilning and Severn Beach, South Gloucestershire. A student engineer and a chain girl surveying

Background imageWork Collection: Reinforcing a floor slab JLP01_01_147_48

Reinforcing a floor slab JLP01_01_147_48
SHELL HAVEN OIL REFINERY, SHELL HAVEN, STANFORD LE HOPE, ESSEX. A worker fixing reinforcements to a floor slab with asbestos sheeting during construction of the administration building at Shell Haven

Background imageWork Collection: Preliminary mixer JLP01_01_029_47

Preliminary mixer JLP01_01_029_47
SHOREHAM CEMENT WORKS, UPPER BEEDING, HORSHAM, WEST SUSSEX. Looking down into Preliminary Mixer P4 at Shoreham Cement Works after completion of concrete work, showing three workers inside the mixer

Background imageWork Collection: Constructing preliminary mixers JLP01_01_028_084

Constructing preliminary mixers JLP01_01_028_084
SHOREHAM CEMENT WORKS, UPPER BEEDING, HORSHAM, WEST SUSSEX. Workers constructing the preliminary mixers at Shoreham Cement Works

Background imageWork Collection: Preparing conical shutters JLP01_01_028_102

Preparing conical shutters JLP01_01_028_102
SHOREHAM CEMENT WORKS, UPPER BEEDING, HORSHAM, WEST SUSSEX. A team of two preparing the internal cone shutters for the preliminary mixers at Shoreham Cement Works

Background imageWork Collection: Loading lorries JLP01_01_029_50

Loading lorries JLP01_01_029_50
SHOREHAM CEMENT WORKS, UPPER BEEDING, HORSHAM, WEST SUSSEX. Lorries in the lorry loading bay at Shoreham Cement Works being loaded with sacks of Blue Circle Ferrocrete

Background imageWork Collection: Concreting JLP01_08_043851

Concreting JLP01_08_043851
ROVER CAR COMPANY WORKS, LODE LANE, SOLIHULL, WEST MIDLANDS. Laing worker concreting work during the construction of the Rover factory in Solihull

Background imageWork Collection: Pipe welders JLP01_10_16308

Pipe welders JLP01_10_16308
SHAP, EDEN, CUMBRIA. A team of welders working on the Shap pipeline. This 51km section of gas pipeline runs from Shap to Lupton in Cumbrian

Background imageWork Collection: Pipe welders JLP01_08_080354

Pipe welders JLP01_08_080354
RUGBY, WARWICKSHIRE. Two welders at work on the Rugby gas pipeline. This pipeline was part of a pipeline carrying North Sea natural gas from the Norfolk coast to the Rugby area where it was connected

Background imageWork Collection: Surfacing the hard shoulder JLP01_01_172_095

Surfacing the hard shoulder JLP01_01_172_095
M6 Motorway, M6, Swynnerton, Stafford, Staffordshire. A view of the construction of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6), showing a team of workers surfacing the hard shoulder at Hanchurch

Background imageWork Collection: Percussion drilling rig JLP01_01_172_003

Percussion drilling rig JLP01_01_172_003
M6 Motorway, M6, Swynnerton, Stafford, Staffordshire. Two workers operating a percussion drilling rig during the construction of Section C of the Birmingham to Preston Motorway (M6)

Background imageWork Collection: Borrowbeck Viaduct JLP01_08_081834

Borrowbeck Viaduct JLP01_08_081834
M6 Motorway, M6, Tebay, Eden, Cumbria. A view of the construction of the M6 Motorway through the Lune Gorge at Borrowbeck Viaduct

Background imageWork Collection: Stonemason JLP01_09_860342

Stonemason JLP01_09_860342
MARKET CROSS, MARKET PLACE, CARLISLE, CUMBRIA. A Laing stonemason carrying out repairs at the top of the Market Cross in Carlisle, with a Laing Stonemasonry sign on display in the background



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