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Fairfield-Mabey

From Graces Guide
1975.

Contracting engineers, specialising in steel bridges, of Chepstow

Previously Monmouth Shipbuilding Co and then a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Co

1966 Fairfield's Chepstow Bridge and Constructional Works was acquired by the private company Mabey and Johnson when the main shipbuilding operations were rescued by government action. The company had contracts for steelwork for 2 power stations and several bridges[1]

1968 made the 144 girders for the Loudwater viaduct [2]

1974 Steelwork for the Avonmouth bridge

Late 1970s made the steel deck for the Britannia Rail Bridge

1982 Anthony Freeman was appointed chief engineer

Became Mabey Bridge

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times , Jul 07, 1966
  2. The Engineer 1968/04/26 p651
  • Anthony Freeman: The Times, August 21, 1998