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Housing, Hartlepool Headland

Lock, Cecil Max (1909-1988)

SS Oriana seen at night in a dry dock, Falmouth, Cornwall

Design Research Unit
NOTES: Built at Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, SS Oriana, launched in November 1959, was the last of the Orient Steam Navigation Company's ocean liners. Absorbed into P&O in 1960, she was retired from service in 1986. The naval architect was Charles F. Morris while the Design Research Unit co-ordinated the design of the public rooms.

West India Docks, Isle of Dogs, London

Jessop, William (1745-1814)
SOURCE: R. Ackermann. The Microcosm of London (London, 1835), vol. III, pl. 92

Port of Liverpool Building (or 'Dock Offices'), Pier Head, Liverpool

Briggs & Wolstenholme
SOURCE: Builder, vol. 79, 1900 July 14, after p. 36 NOTES: The design for the Port of Liverpool Building (formerly Mersey Docks and Harbour Board Offices, more commonly known as the Dock Office) was won in competition by Briggs & Wolstenholme with Arnold Thornely and F. B. Hobbs. Built in 1904-1907, the structure is of steel encased in concrete, with a facing of Portland stone.

George's Dock Ventilation and Control Tower, Pier Head, Liverpool

Rowse, Herbert James (1887-1963)
NOTES: This building contains the ventilation tower and control station for Queensway Tunnel under the River Mersey connecting Liverpool and Birkenhead. It was shattered internally by a land mine and part of the structure was destroyed by bombing during World War II. Since no fire occurred, it was possible to reconstruct the building to its original pre-war design by Herbert J. Rowse.

Quayside, Albert Dock, Liverpool

Hartley, Jesse (1780-1860)

St Katharine Docks, London: the paved road behind the high brick-walled quayside warehouses

Hardwick, Philip (1792-1870)
NOTES: Part of the Port of London and built in 1825-1828 by the St Katharine Dock Company, this was the smallest group of London's enclosed docks. Thomas Telford engineered the docks while Philip Hardwick designed the quayside warehouses.

Warehouses, Albert Dock, Liverpool

Hartley, Jesse (1780-1860)