Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Lowestoft Harbour

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1844 Samuel Morton Peto, as part of a scheme to extend railways in Norfolk, acquired the harbour at Lowestoft and promoted the Lowestoft Railway and Harbour Co

George Parker Bidder chose Lowestoft as the coastal terminus for railways in the East of England.

James Hodges was contractor for the harbour construction

1847 Restoration of the harbour was completed.

1886 A. A. Langley presented a paper to the Inst of Civil Engineers on use of concrete in construction of Lowestoft Harbour improvements[1]


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1886/12/17