Category Archives: Metal Framed Houses

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 Wild Steel Framed House. Shortly after the first World War of 1914/18, a number of committees  were set up by …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 houses. Medium pitch hipped or gable roof covered with plain or interlocking concrete tiles. External walls of brick, plain or …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: 2-storey terraced houses. Medium pitch gable roof covered with interlocking concrete tiles. External walls of tile hanging, PVC shiplap boarding, …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 panels to which the lining and insulation were secured. The pitched roof was clad with corrugated asbestos cement sheeting. Although …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 -1950 AKA: Permanent Aluminium Bungalow, BL8D Aluminium Bungalow, Blackburn, Hawksley Aluminium Bungalow BL8 , BL8D, Permanent Aluminium Total Built Appx 55,000 Constructed almost entirely of …read more →

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Howard House The Howard house was designed by Sir Frederick Gibberd who also designed the BISF House. The steel framed designed was privately promoted by John Howard & Company. The Howard House had a more industrial aesthetic design, and Gibberd was more adventurous in his use of innovative materials and technologies of the time. Asbestos …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. The upper elevation of the front and rear external walls was fitted with glazed asbestos cement sheets. Gable walls were …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 at approximately 3 ft centres. Each column is constructed with an inner and outer section located within the two leaves …read more →

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