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Images Dated 2021 October

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Barbican construction - piling JLP01_98_069763b Featured October Print

Barbican construction - piling JLP01_98_069763b

BARBICAN, CITY OF LONDON. A view of pile boring being carried out by McKinney Foundations Ltd on the Barbican Phase IV contract, as a group of people stand nearby to watch
The negative register records McKinney at Barbican, J. Mowlems site for this image. McKinney Foundations Limited carried out the pile driving operation on the Phase IV contract; the area behind the Barbican centre. The Phase IV contract was awarded to Myton, a subsidiary of Taylor Woodrow, however a seperate contract for clearing and pile work on this section was given to Mowlem

© Historic England Archive. John Laing Photographic Collection

Cathedral construction site JLP01_01_025_59 Featured October Print

Cathedral construction site JLP01_01_025_59

COVENTRY CATHEDRAL, PRIORY STREET, COVENTRY. A view looking south across the construction site of Coventry Cathedral, showing the ruined Cathedral Church of St Michael in the background.
The photograph shows the construction of the new Coventry Cathedral, designed by Basil Spence in 1951 and constructed between the mid-1950s and 1962. It replaced the ruined Cathedral Church of St Michael which had been badly damaged by bombing in 1941.
The caption below the photograph in the album reads "Looking south across the New Cathedral Site showing in the foreground the circular excavation for the pile cap to the Guild Chapel and the Boiler House Area Pile Cap under construction. In the middle ground can be seen the Piling Rigs in operation and the old Georgian House. The background shows the three Spires of Coventry these are namely, the Spire of the Cathedral Church of St Michael, with the Spire of Christ's Church just to the right, and the Spire of Trinity Church in the extreme right hand."

© Historic England Archive. John Laing Photographic Collection

Coventry and cathedral construction JLP01_01_025_39 Featured October Print

Coventry and cathedral construction JLP01_01_025_39

COVENTRY CATHEDRAL, PRIORY STREET, COVENTRY. A view looking south over the construction site of Coventry Cathedral, showing the work in progress.

The photograph shows the middle section of the north retaining wall which incorporated the erection of the transformer room for the Cathedral. In the left foreground the completed Guild Chapel section adjoining the boiler house, of which the suspended floor is under final preparations prior to the laying of concrete. It also shows the heavy reinforcement for this suspended floor slab, the adjoining section of the boiler house, the choir practice room and robing rooms. The middle ground shows the construction of the east and west hallowing walls, the central duct and main beam

© Historic England Archive. John Laing Photographic Collection