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 […]

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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 […]

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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 terraced houses.Shallow pitch gable roof or monopitch covered with interlocking concrete tiles or slates or flat roof covered with asphalt.External […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 who also designed the BISF House. The steel framed designed was privately promoted by John Howard & Company. The Howard […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 structured house at a lower cost and with less disruption than would be incurred by total replacement. We repair steel […]

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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 me names of companies that could carry out the repairs to the frame structure. Both corners of my property will […]

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