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Frederick Gibberd Architect for Prototypes A, B, C Steel Houses 1943

 Historical Documents Steel Houses BRITISH IRON AND STEEL FEDERATION POST-WAR HOUSING TECHNICAL SUB-COMMITTEE. Minutes of the Meeting held at Steel House on 14th December, 1943 at 2.45 p.m. Present:   Mr. C.J. Kavanagh (Chairman) Mr. Spencer Summers, M.P, Hon. H.C.H. Bathurst. Mr. W. Brown.  Mr. R. Marshall.  Mr. W.S. Napier.  Mr. T.G. Rodger.  Mr. E.G. Saunders. In …

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BISF Historical Documents Series Progress Report 9th Feb 1944

In this series of posts we take a look at a selection of historical documents outlining the development and construction of the British Iron & Steel Federation, Steel Framed House. We currently hold thousands of archive items that have each been photographed and in some cases converted to text form for easier searching. This conversion …

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BISF Historical Documents Series 9th Feb 1944 Prototype Houses

The Chairman said that the Design Committee had also considered the question of the supply of the framework for the prototype and the matter had been referred to the London Constructional Engineers Association, who had recommended Dorman Long & Co,or Redpath Brown & Co, to carry out the work. These two Companies, in consultation, had agreed that Redpath Brown could fabricate and erect the prototype. The matter, he said, would now be referred to the Main Committee for their approval.

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