Metal Framed Houses

Livett-Cartwright Steel Framed House

BACKGROUND AND IDENTIFICATIONBetween 1944 and 1947 various non-traditional house construction systems were assessed by the Interdepartmental Committee on Housing Construction (Burt Committee) to identify promising systems for development. The Livett-Cartwright steel framed house, which was originally named the Bell-Livett or Leeds Corporation house was just one of a number of new non-standard house building systems …

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Non Traditional Houses In Calderdale

This article was first published by Calderdale Council.  NON-TRADITIONAL HOUSING IN CALDERDALE Types of Non-Traditional Housing in CalderdaleAll Non-Traditional House construction types fall into one of the following four categories: Metal Framed Houses  (M)Pre-Cast Concrete Houses (P)In-situ concrete Houses  (S)Timber & framed Houses (T) There are over 500 different non-traditional construction types used in the …

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British Iron & Steel Federation BISF House

The British Iron & Steel Federation (B.I.S.F) Steel Framed House Manufacturer British Iron & Steel Federation/ British Steel Homes Ltd Architect/ Designer Sir Frederick Gibberd Engineer Donovan Lee Also Known As BISF : British Iron & Steel Federation Number Built 36,053 Duration 1944-50 Prior to the end of WWII, the British Iron & Steel Federation …

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MOHLG 5M Steel Framed House

Designer: Ministry of Housing & Local Government Development Group (Patricia Tindale) Period built: 1963–70 Number built: 3500 Alternative names: CLASP 5M The 5M steel framed house is constructed from a lightweight composite steel-and-timber-framed system which was designed by the Ministry of Housing and Local Government Research and Development Group, otherwise referred to as M.O.H.L.G.  The …

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Lowton-Cubit Steel Framed House

Also known as: Cubitt, LC, LC System and Modulow.  Manufacturer: Cubitts Construction Systems Ltd-Lowton-Cubitt Housing Ltd.  Period Built: 1964 – 1970s. Number Built: 3700. Designer: Lowton Construction Group. Lowton-Cubitt Identification Characteristics: 2-storey terraced houses. Brick panels at separating wall. Gable wall of brick throughout, or mathematical tiles to eaves level, and vertical timber boarding at …

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Atholl Demonstration Houses at Neuk Edinburgh

Atholl 1945 Variant and the first Prototype at Neuk, Edinburgh.. A large number of Atholl Steel houses were built in Scotland immediately after the first World War. A prototype Atholl house had already been put into production in England and after receiving several minor modifications it was also selected for production throughout Scotland between 1946 and …

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Cruden Rural Steel Framed House

Manufacturer: Cruden Homes Ltd Type: Steel Frame Period Built: 1947-1950 AKA: Cruden Rural Number Built: 3,000 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 build the steel framed Cruden Rural House to the Inter-departmental Committee on …

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Atholl Steel Framed & Steel Clad 1926 Houses

Manufacturer: Atholl Steel Houses Ltd Type: Steel Framed Period Built: 1926-1928 AKA: Boiler Plate Number Built: 1,000 There are a number of different Atholl builds that are in generally identified relative to the year in which each form was constructed. This article briefly identifies the various named forms of Atholl steel-framed and steel-clad dwelling, and …

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Dennis-Wild Steel Framed House – Non Traditional Construction

The Dennis-Wild Steel Framed House Manufacturer: James Wild & Co (Housing) Type: Steel Framed Period built: 1920’s Number built: 10,000 Alternative names: Dennis, Dennis-Wild Patent Steel Frame, Composite System, James Wild. HistoryShortly after the first World War of 1914/18, a number of committees  were set up by the British government to examine the construction industry …

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BISF House, Stanchion Investigation & Repair Gallery

Image Gallery showing the Investigation & Repair of Corroded Steel Frame Stanchion Legs of a BISF House. Steel frame corrosion and stanchion repairs The chances of your BISF property suffering from severe corrosion to the frame stanchions is fortunately very rare but it does happen, especially if your property is built in an exposed location …

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Trusteel MKII Steel Framed House

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 – Steel Framed House

Name: 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: Bungalows, flats, 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 …

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Lowton-Cubit Steel Framed House

Lowton-Cubitt Also known as: Cubitt, LC, LC System and Modulow.  Manufacturer: 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. Brick panels at separating wall. Gable wall of brick throughout, or mathematical tiles to eaves level, and vertical …

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Tarran Mark 4 (IV) Temporary Bungalow

The Tarran Mark 4 Temporary Bungalow Manufacturer: Tarran Industries LtdAlternative names: Prefab, Tarran Tarran Mark IVDesigner: R Tarran Years built:1944–56Exact Number built: Not known but thousands were constructed. Side Note: In 1946 Glasgow, 315 Tarran units were built at various locationsIn other parts of Scotland; 273 Tarran units were built at Cumbernauld &. Kilsyth, Dumbarton, …

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Hawksley BL8 Aluminium Bungalow

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: 55,000 The BL8 Bungalow is an aluminium framed system constructed between 1948 and 1950 and are semi-detached and detached units. Constructed almost entirely of aluminium, …

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Howard Steel Framed House

The Howard House Steel Framed House Manufacturer: John Howard & Co. LtdAlternative name: HowardDesigners: Philip Powell Eric ChickArchitect : Sir Frederick Gibberd, F.R.I.B.A., A.M.P.T.I. Period built: 1945–50Number built: 1500 Image: Original Howard Type A Prototype House. The Howard house was designed by Sir Frederick Gibbered who also designed the BISF House. The Howard House had …

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