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Background imageWork Collection: Ceremony and protest JLP01_08_095149c

Ceremony and protest JLP01_08_095149c
WD AND HO WILLS, WHITCHURCH LANE, CITY OF BRISTOL. Sir Maurice Laing at the topping out ceremony on the roof of the office building at the Wills tobacco factory at Hartcliffe

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: 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: 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

Background imageWork Collection: Celebration JLP01_09_781626

Celebration JLP01_09_781626
Peel Common Waste Water Treatment Works, Peel Common, Fareham, Hampshire. A group of workers toasting the launch of a twin barge from Woolston, Hampshire

Background imageWork Collection: Gangers JLP01_08_053945

Gangers JLP01_08_053945
PORTISHEAD DOCK, PORTISHEAD AND NORTH WESTON, NORTH SOMERSET. A group portrait of three gangers employed on the Portishead Dock project A cropped version of this image was published in the People

Background imageWork Collection: Welder JLP01_08_053944

Welder JLP01_08_053944
PORTISHEAD DOCK, PORTISHEAD AND NORTH WESTON, NORTH SOMERSET. A portrait of a Laing welder working on the Portishead Dock project

Background imageWork Collection: Rivetting JLP01_08_044527

Rivetting JLP01_08_044527
POPPLETON SUGAR BEET FACTORY, BOROUGHBRIDGE ROAD, YORK. A worker loading a riveting gun during the construction of two sugar silos at Poppleton Sugar Beet Factory

Background imageWork Collection: Site nurse JLP01_08_053292

Site nurse JLP01_08_053292
MILTON KEYNES. A site nurse wading through mud in Section B3 of the London to Yorkshire Motorway (the M1) during its construction

Background imageWork Collection: Pesticides filling hall JLP01_09_832103

Pesticides filling hall JLP01_09_832103
Napp Laboratories, Milton Road, Cambridge Science Park, Milton, South Cambridgeshire. A team of women working in the pesticides filling hall at Napp Laboratories

Background imageWork Collection: Catering supplies JLP01_08_053299

Catering supplies JLP01_08_053299
NEWPORT PAGNELL, MILTON KEYNES. A man and woman loading a van with crates of food and drink from the canteen at the headquarters of the London to Yorkshire Motorway project

Background imageWork Collection: Tracking progress JLP01_08_052041

Tracking progress JLP01_08_052041
NEWPORT PAGNELL, MILTON KEYNES. Four office workers, probably at the project headquarters in Newport Pagnell, updating charts

Background imageWork Collection: Surveying JLP01_08_059482

Surveying JLP01_08_059482
M6 Motorway, M6, Acton Trussell and Bednall, South Staffordshire. A Laing worker carrying out surveying during the construction of the Stafford/Wolverhampton railway bridge (Bridge 302)

Background imageWork Collection: Joiner JLP01_08_049264

Joiner JLP01_08_049264
PORTISHEAD B POWER STATION, PORTISHEAD AND NORTH WESTON, NORTH SOMERSET. A Laing joiner, working on the construction of Portishead B Power Station

Background imageWork Collection: Checking JLP01_08_049265

Checking JLP01_08_049265
PORTISHEAD B POWER STATION, PORTISHEAD AND NORTH WESTON, NORTH SOMERSET. A Laing Checker, working at the Portishead B Power Station site

Background imageWork Collection: Working at height JLP01_01_089_55

Working at height JLP01_01_089_55
PLYMOUTH B POWER STATION, CITY OF PLYMOUTH. A worker laying bricks to the top of the chimney shaft during the construction of Plymouth B Power Station

Background imageWork Collection: Inside the pipe JLP01_08_083826A

Inside the pipe JLP01_08_083826A
North Cotes, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire. A worker repairing the epoxy resin lining on the welds inside the Northcoates pipeline

Background imageWork Collection: Construction work JLP01_08_044355

Construction work JLP01_08_044355
ICI RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT, ALDERLEY PARK, NETHER ALDERLEY, CHESHIRE EAST. A workman posed with an electrical machine used for fusing pieces of water-bar on the construction site of the ICI research

Background imageWork Collection: Lager lab JLP01_08_064327a

Lager lab JLP01_08_064327a
Harp Lager Brewery, Draymans Way, Manor Park, Alton, East Hampshire, Hampshire. A man working in a laboratory containing pressure gauges at Harp Lager Brewery

Background imageWork Collection: Planning the M6 JLP01_08_058593

Planning the M6 JLP01_08_058593
JOHN LAING AND SON LIMITED, PAGE STREET, MILL HILL, BARNET, GREATER LONDON. A group of people at the Mill Hill office of John Laing & Son Ltd

Background imageWork Collection: Assembling Easiform housing jlp01_08_001308

Assembling Easiform housing jlp01_08_001308
HOLLINGTON, HASTINGS, EAST SUSSEX. A man fixing the framework for a doorway into the shuttering of an Easiform house during the construction of a housing estate in Hastings

Background imageWork Collection: Surveyor jlp01_08_001275

Surveyor jlp01_08_001275
HOLLINGTON, HASTINGS, EAST SUSSEX. A man using a mounted theodolite to survey the construction site of an Easiform housing estate in Hastings

Background imageWork Collection: Crane operators JLP01_08_093216C

Crane operators JLP01_08_093216C
Graythorp, Hartlepool. Two workers at Graythorp, one seated at the controls of a crane during lifting being carried out on site

Background imageWork Collection: Measuring tubes JLP01_08_093174

Measuring tubes JLP01_08_093174
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A team of Laing workers measuring a large metal tube in one of the welding huts at Graythorp. In the early 1970s Laing Pipelines Offshore constructed the Graythorp fabrication

Background imageWork Collection: Welding JLP01_08_092403

Welding JLP01_08_092403
Graythorp, Hartlepool. Two people working in the welding school at Graythorp. This image was catalogued as part of the Breaking New Ground Project in partnership with the John Laing Charitable Trust

Background imageWork Collection: Occupational healthcare JLP01_08_053294

Occupational healthcare JLP01_08_053294
A view of a site nurse employed on Project B of the London to Yorkshire Motorway (the M1), examining the eyes of a Laing worker

Background imageWork Collection: Site office JLP01_08_023296

Site office JLP01_08_023296
COVENTRY CATHEDRAL, PRIORY STREET, COVENTRY. Two men in a portable building on the construction site of Coventry Cathedral, carrying out administrative work

Background imageWork Collection: Stonemasonry JLP01_01_026_60

Stonemasonry JLP01_01_026_60
COVENTRY CATHEDRAL, PRIORY STREET, COVENTRY. Masons fixing a section of a window sill into position during the construction of Coventry Cathedral

Background imageWork Collection: Laing workers Manchester JLP01_08_058576

Laing workers Manchester JLP01_08_058576
CIS BUILDING, COOPERATIVE INSURANCE SOCIETY TOWER, MILLER STREET, MANCHESTER. A group portrait of the tunnel team on the Co-operative Society CIS/CWS contract

Background imageWork Collection: Laing workers JLP01_08_045876

Laing workers JLP01_08_045876
PLYMOUTH. A group portrait of five Laing workers involved in the construction of three-storey blocks of flats for the Plymouth 20 Easiform housing contract

Background imageWork Collection: Brewery workers JLP01_08_022457

Brewery workers JLP01_08_022457
Carlisle State Management Brewery, Bridge Street, Caldewgate, Carlisle, Cumbria. A group of female workers posed at the opening ceremony for the new bottling plant at the State-owned brewery in

Background imageWork Collection: Gas masks JLP01_09_841262

Gas masks JLP01_09_841262
BRITISH LIBRARY, EUSTON ROAD, ST PANCRAS, CAMDEN, GREATER LONDON. Three men wearing Draeger gas masks during a safety course at the British Library construction site

Background imageWork Collection: Blacksmith, Southrop BBL_02524

Blacksmith, Southrop BBL_02524
The Forge, Southrop, Cotswold, Gloucestershire. Interior view of the Forge, showing the blacksmith at work. Photographed in 1938 by Sydney Alfred Pitcher

Background imageWork Collection: Domestic servants, Pembroke College, Oxford CC96_00045crop

Domestic servants, Pembroke College, Oxford CC96_00045crop
Pembroke College, Oxford. A group of domestic servants posing outside one of the college buildings. A cropped version of image number CC96_00045. Photographed by Henry Taunt

Background imageWork Collection: Building Hadrians Wall IC048_001

Building Hadrians Wall IC048_001
HADRIANs WALL, Cumbria. Reconstruction drawing by Philip Corke showing the construction of Hadrians Wall to the immediate west of Banks East Turret (Turret 52a), in the early second century AD

Background imageWork Collection: Children labelling tins of tea c. 1910, Butlers Wharf BB87_09690

Children labelling tins of tea c. 1910, Butlers Wharf BB87_09690
BUTLERs WHARF, Shad Thames, London. From 1921 children had to be at least 12 years old before they could work full-time, though some of these boys look younger

Background imageWork Collection: Rag and bone cart a064811

Rag and bone cart a064811
A horse-drawn rag and bone cart standing on the road outside the Builders Arms public house at 1 Kensington Court Place, Kensington, London, with St. Albans Mansions visible beyond. John Gay

Background imageWork Collection: Marmalade factory, Oxford CC66_00389

Marmalade factory, Oxford CC66_00389
Male and female workers at Coopers Marmalade Factory, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Henry Taunt 1902

Background imageWork Collection: Pay day, Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames BB87_09666

Pay day, Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames BB87_09666
Pay day at Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames, London. A line of workmen collect their wages from a hatch, while a security guard looks on. Photographer unknown, c.1910

Background imageWork Collection: Royal Albert Dock a001246

Royal Albert Dock a001246
ROYAL ALBERT DOCK, Canning Town, London. Two workmen repainting a ship in dry dock (mid-20th century). The dock was the largest of the three royal docks and opened in 1880.s W Rawlings

Background imageWork Collection: Minley Manor kitchens BL17959A

Minley Manor kitchens BL17959A
Minley Manor, Hampshire. Staff in the kitchen at a French chateau style country house that was erected between 1858-60 to the designs of architect Henry Clutton

Background imageWork Collection: Barton Swing Aqueduct a98_05171

Barton Swing Aqueduct a98_05171
Boats on the Barton Swing Aqueduct, carrying the Bridgewater Canal over the Manchester Ship Canal. Trafford, Greater Manchester. Photographed by Eric de Mare sometime in the 1950s

Background imageWork Collection: Blacksmiths, Gloucestershire a054054

Blacksmiths, Gloucestershire a054054
The interior of a blacksmiths workshop in Gloucestershire. Photographed by John Gay in the 1950s at an uncertain location

Background imageWork Collection: Crewe Locomotive Works OP03596

Crewe Locomotive Works OP03596
Crewe Locomotive Works, Forge Street, Crewe, Cheshire. Pouring molten metal into moulds to cast chairs. From the L G Fisher Collection, photographed in 1910

Background imageWork Collection: Crewe Locomotive Works OP03599

Crewe Locomotive Works OP03599
Crewe Locomotive Works, Forge Street, Crewe, Cheshire. From the L G Fisher Collection, photographed in 1910. A man in a laboratory estimating carbon in a sample of steel

Background imageWork Collection: Crewe Locomotive Works OP03587

Crewe Locomotive Works OP03587
Crewe Locomotive Works, Forge Street, Crewe, Cheshire. From the L G Fisher Collection, photographed in 1910. Dissolution of a sample of steel for carbon estimation in a laboratory

Background imageWork Collection: Forestry, Princes Risborough a97_05315

Forestry, Princes Risborough a97_05315
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire. Mr Smith and horse team at work in the woods. This hard-working team are hauling and carrying bundles of brushwood from a steep wooded slope



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