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Easton Gibb and Son

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of 9, Victoria Street, Westminster, London, S.W. Contractors for Public Works

1870s Easton Gibb founded the contracting firm

1900 Alexander Gibb joined his father's company - Easton Gibb and Son

1906 Easton Gibb died. The firm was continued under the direction of Easton's son, Alexander for sixteen years before he founded his own firm of consulting engineers in 1922.

Responsible for construction of Rosyth Naval Base; the original programme was accelerated so that it was brought into use during WWI.

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