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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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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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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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List of Metal Framed Houses by Build Type

The reference number listed in front of each house type, is the B.R.E (Building Research Establishment) identification reference for this property type.The B.R.E produce sometimes produce printed reports which can be purchased direct, from the B.R.E Bookshop website. M001- AGB  Modular 6M002- AIROH Temporary BungalowM003 – Aluminium Bungalow BL8M004 – Aluminium HouseM005 – ArcalM006 – …

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BISF Historical Documents Series Jan 11th 1944 Cold Formed Steel

In this series of posts we take a look at a selection of historical documents outlining the development and construction of the British Iron & Steel Federation, Steel Framed House.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

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BISF Historical Documents Series 20th July 1944 C1 Prototype

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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Showcase Immaculate BISF House Moorside County Durham

Showcase Immaculate BISF House, Moorside, County Durham This immaculately presented semi-detached BISF house is located at Surrey Crescent, Moorside, County Durham. SOLD Priced at just £65,000 & offered for sale via Visit J.W.Wood Estate Agents Telephone: 01207 502 109  E-mail: [email protected] Take a look inside this immaculate and thoughtfully updated semi-detached BISF house, situated within …

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