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Brockhouse Steel Structures

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Subsidiary of J. Brockhouse and Co

of West Bromwich, Staffordshire

1943 J. Brockhouse and Co built 2 prototype prefabricated steel buildings[1]

1944 Private company formed.

1944 Brockhouse was involved in 2 schemes to build steel pre-fabricated buildings, one with Sankeys[2]

1953 Name changed.

1960 Sponsored a film about prefabricated steel buildings for schools, the C.L.A.S.P. system[3]

1961 Designers and suppliers of prefabricated steel work, used in the erection of office blocks and schools.

1963 The C.L.A.S.P. building system was being trialled in Germany and Italy[4]

1965 The factory at Glasgow making prefabricated buildings extended[5]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Dec 24, 1943
  2. The Times, Dec 23, 1944
  3. The Times, May 02, 1960
  4. The Times, Dec 21, 1962
  5. The Times, Nov 27, 1964