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British Industrial History

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Maxwell Ayrton

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February 1960.

A well-known architect who designed the British Empire Exhibition and the Wembley Stadium.

He was a pioneer in the architectural use of concrete as opposed to solely the structural use of it.

He also designed many bridges, the college at Bedford and several hospitals.

He died at age 86 on Feb 18th 1960.

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