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Installing fermenting vessels JLP01_09_780534 Featured Engineering and Construction Print

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.

Each of these vessels has a 1,550 barrel capacity, the equivalent of 466,400 pints. There were 22 of this size installed plus 2 smaller vessels in the fermentation block altogether

© Historic England Archive. John Laing Photographic Collection

CIS Building Manchester JLP01_08_057339 Featured Engineering and Construction Print

CIS Building Manchester JLP01_08_057339

CIS BUILDING, COOPERATIVE INSURANCE SOCIETY TOWER, MILLER STREET, MANCHESTER. A view from the roof of the Co-operative Society Building on Dantzic Street, looking north-east over the construction site for the Co-operative Insurance Society (CIS) Building, showing the construction of the ground floor slab over the deep basement section.

The caption beneath the corresponding print of this image reads: "Foreground columns ready to receive floor slab were built off an existing air raid shelter roof. Weitz G60 and Buildmaster Tower Cranes are in use over the deep basement and shelter roof sections respectively. Concrete mixing plant can be seen in the right of the photograph."

© Historic England Archive. John Laing Photographic Collection

Assembling a prefab P_H00043_005 Featured Engineering and Construction Print

Assembling a prefab P_H00043_005

Trowley Rise, Abbots Langley, Three Rivers, Hertfordshire. Workmen assembling a Swedish prefabricated house in Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire, with an individual consulting construction plans in the foreground.
It is difficult to determine where precisely these Swedish Houses were constructed. However, the first Swedish Houses in the UK were built in Abbots Langley

© Historic England Archive