Collection: Laing Plc, J M

Collection containing Photographic material
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Coverage : Construction of the M1 motorway from 1958 to 1960 and some coverage of completed stretches, including Newport Pagnell Filling Station. Includes views of cleared sites, bridges, culverts, road surface all under construction, as well as construction machinery in use. Official visits by Government Ministers and J M Laing executives are covered in some detail, including the inauguration ceremony. Also a few photographs of road signs. Very good aerial photography of motorway cutting its way through the countryside. Covers roadbuilding in BD, BU, HT, NN and WA? Photography Type : Record

Archival History

Received Via : Purchased via P Inch in 1997 Provenance : J M Laing Plc; construction/civil engineering company. Album possibly compiled for J M Laing publicity purposes or as record of the project.


This Collection is divided into 1 Child Volume
This Collection contains the following materials:
Photograph Album: 1