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Margam Steel Works (Abbey Works) for The Steel Company of Wales Limited, Port Talbot, West Glamorgan: the number 5 blast furnace

RIBA25361
NOTES: Margam Steel Works, originally and colloquially known as the "Abbey Works", was a modern integrated steelworks which began production in 1953, although most of the works had been built by 1951. This is one of the two new furnaces built in the 1950s. Once the new number 4 and 5 furnaces began production, the older furnaces, numbers 1 and 2 built in the 1920s, were demolished. The number 3 furnace, built in 1941, was retained as a stand-by.

Stewarts and Lloyds Steel Works, Corby, Northamptonshire

RIBA34966
NOTES: Stewarts & Lloyds, a steel tube manufacturer, was created in 1903 by the amalgamation of two of the largest iron and steel makers in Britain, A. & J. Stewart & Menzies Ltd, Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, Scotland and Lloyd & Lloyd Ltd, Birmingham, England. It was formally dissolved in 1997.

Advertisement for the St Pancras Iron-Work Company, London

RIBA46495
SOURCE: The Architect, vol 5, 1871 May 13, p. xii

Advertisment for Mark Fawcett & Co. steelworks, London

RIBA46501
SOURCE: Building News, vol. 89, 1905 Oct. 13, p. XIV

Crumlin viaduct, Ebbw Vale, Gwent: the steel piers

RIBA47222
Kennard, Thomas William (1825-1893)
NOTES: Built in 1853-1857, the Crumlin viaduct carried the Newport, Abergavenny and Herefordshire railway over the valley renowned for its iron and steelworks. It was demolished in 1967.

Crumlin viaduct, Ebbw Vale, Gwent: close-up of a steel pier

RIBA47223
Kennard, Thomas William (1825-1893)
NOTES: Built in 1853-1857, the Crumlin viaduct carried the Newport, Abergavenny and Herefordshire railway over the valley renowned for its iron and steelworks. It was demolished in 1967.
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