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British Reinforced Concrete Engineering Co

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British Reinforced Concrete Engineering Co of 1, Dickinson-street, Manchester; Works at Trafford Park (1919); of Stafford (1943. 1958. 1961)

Constructors of structures, roads, runways, etc in reinforced concrete.

1920 Private company.

1922 Designers of Reinforced Concrete Constructions, and Manufacturers of Reinforcements, 1, Dickinson Street, Manchester. T. A.: "Brenforce, Manchester." T. N.: City 8430 (2 lines ). Directors: John Hall (Chairman ) Ernest B. Hall, J. F. Butler and J. B. Walters. Incorporated as a Limited Co. 1908. Manufactures.—B.R.C. fabric (electrically crosswelded steel wire mesh), and B.R.C. hoops, helicals and stirrups for column and beam reinforcements.[1]

1923 Photographic record of BRC reinforced concrete projects here [2]

1949 Manufacturers of BRC Fabric for Concrete Reinforcement - brances in London, Birmingham, Brostol, Leeds, Leicester, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield, Cardiff, Glasgow, Dublin and Belfast.

1961 Manufacturers of steel wire mesh and reinforced concrete designers. 914 employees.

1969 B.R.C. Engineering Co

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Sources of Information

  1. 1922 Who's Who In Engineering: Company B
  2. [1] B.R.C. Structures: a Photographic Record of the Use of Reinforced Concrete in Modern Building Construction by The British Reinforced Concrete Engineering Co. Ltd., 1923