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Management team JLP01_08_086230 Featured December Image

Management team JLP01_08_086230

WD AND HO WILLS, WHITCHURCH LANE, CITY OF BRISTOL. The management team for the Wills tobacco factory construction at Hartcliffe, Bristol, scrutinising site plans.
The Hartcliffe project was Laing's Building Division's first management contract, a new venture in the company's construction policy. The Laing labour force was not used, instead the various aspects of construction at the site were subcontracted to other companies. Blackwells undertook the earth works and landscaping, Wimpey the foundations, roads and sewers, McAlpine built the main concrete structures and Bolton and Paul the steelwork whilst Drake and Scull were responsible for the building services installation. The Laing management team coordinated the different aspects of construction and liaised with the architects and engineers to deliver the £15m contract

© Historic England Archive. John Laing Photographic Collection

Luftwaffe targets in Southampton LFT01_01_01 Featured December Image

Luftwaffe targets in Southampton LFT01_01_01

Southampton Docks, City Of Southampton. This Luftwaffe index sheet dates between 1938 and March 1939. It is marked Geheim ('secret') and is numbered GB4535; this is the specific number given to this particular bombing target. The targets are outlined in detail and focus on the Inner and Outer Docks, with specific targets including Southampton Airfield, storage tanks, quays, gas plants, aircraft factories, and wet and dry docks. Information also recorded include:
Section 3; sizes of targets, types of installations, personnel, further targets to sabotage including canal dock gates.
Section 4; details of ARP precautions and Anti-Aircraft garrisons nearby.
Section 5; local orientation landscape features to help pinpoint targets.
Section 6; details of supporting photography, interpretation and mapping

© Historic England Archive

Twin hulled barge JLP01_10_05466 Featured December Image

Twin hulled barge JLP01_10_05466

Woolston, City of Southampton. A twin hull barge being towed down river from Woolston, Hampshire, for use in the construction of the Peel Common Sewage Works outfall at Browndown.
Laing Civil Engineering were contracted to construct the Browndown Outfall for the Southern Water Authority, as part of the South Hampshire Main Drainage Scheme for the treatment and disposal of sewage. Browndown Outfall is a 1km long underwater culvert which transports treated sewage from Peel Common Sewage Works, another contract carried out by Laing. The outfall was built in sections which were linked together in a chain on the seabed. The landward section of the outfall was cast in-situ in a temporary cofferdam

© Historic England Archive. John Laing Photographic Collection