Category Archives: Metal Framed Houses

ManufacturerConstruction TypeDesignerPeriodAlternate NameNo’s BuiltCruden Homes LtdSteel Frame–1947-1950Cruden Rural3,000 Cruden House Background Information In the post-war years a group of skilled contractors joined forces to form Cruden Houses Limited. In 1946, the company submitted plans to [Read More]

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Manufacturer Designer Years Built Alt Names Number Built Atholl Steel Houses Ltd – 1945-48 Atholl Post War 1600 Atholl Steel Framed House 1945 Variant The Atholl 1945 system was used in both England and Scotland. [Read More]

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There are a number of different Atholl builds that are in generally identified relative to the year in which each form was built. (See Below) This article briefly identifies the various named forms of Atholl [Read More]

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Dennis Wild Manufacturer: James Wild & Co (Housing) Period built: 1920s Number built: 10,000 Alternative names: Dennis, Dennis Steel Frame House, Dennis-Wild Patent Steel Frame, Composite System, James Wild, Wild,  Wild Steel Frame System. Dennis [Read More]

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Trusteel Mk II Also known as: Minox or Trusteel. Manufacturer: Trusteel Corporation (Universal) Ltd. Period Built: 1946–66. Number Built: 20 000. Designer: C.R.Stapleford. Trusteel Identification Characteristics: Bungalows, chalet bungalows and 2-storey detached, semi-detached and terraced [Read More]

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Trusteel 3M Also known as: Trusteel. Manufacturer: Trusteel Corporation (Universal) Ltd. Period Built: 1966 -76. Number built: 17 000. Designers: M R Park and C R Stapleford. Identification Characteristics: Trusteel Bungalow Bungalows, 2-storey semi-detached and [Read More]

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Lowton-Cubitt Also known as Cubitt, LC, LC System and Modulow.  Manufacturers: Cubitts Construction Systems Ltd and Lowton-Cubitt Housing Ltd.  Period Built: 1964 – 1970s. Number Built: 3700. Designer: Lowton Construction Group.   Lowton-Cubitt Identification Characteristics: [Read More]

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Tarran Mark 4 Temporary Bungalow The walls were formed of dished precast concrete panels of storey height and 405mm wide, aggregate faced on the outside. A timber spine was fixed in the joint between the [Read More]

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The BL8 Bungalow is an aluminium framed system constructed between 1948 and 1950 and are semi-detached and detached units. Manufacturer: A W Hawksley Ltd – Bristol Aeroplane Co. Forms: Detached, semi-detached and terraced bungalows Built between 1948 [Read More]

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Howard House THE HOWARD HOUSE (British) John Howard & Co. Ltd., Civil Engineering Contractors, Imperial House, Dominion St., London, E.C.2. Architect : Frederick Gibberd, F.R.I.B.A., A.M.P.T.I. The Howard house was designed by Sir Frederick Gibberd [Read More]

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Arcal steel framed houses Houses : were constructed as two storey detached, semi-detached and terraced houses. The lower half ground floor elevation of the Front and rear external walls were finished with a coat of render. [Read More]

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Manufactured by: Henry Boot & Sons Number Built: England 7200 / Scotland 1000 Year of Manufacture: 1910 – 1930 The structure of the early 1900s Boot house comprises of twin, precast reinforced concrete columns set [Read More]

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Steel Frame Repair Steel-framed structures are designed with a life expectancy to make them practical to build and use. With proper repair and maintenance it is often possible to extend the life of a steel [Read More]

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I own a Cussins steel framed property and the attached property was recently refurbished by the housing company that owned it. I noticed that the frame required repair and I was hoping you could give [Read More]

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