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Topham, Jones and Railton

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of 11 Great George Street, Westminster

Civil Engineers

1910 William Thomson Halcrow became chief engineer of the contracting firm Topham, Jones and Railton. At this time major projects were construction of the King George V Dock in Singapore and the survey of the approach to Rosyth Dockyard.

1930 The company was one of a group of 6 contractors who had agreed to fund putting a bill through Parliament and obtaining necessary geological information for the Channel Tunnel Co and had agreed to build the British half of the tunnel[1]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Jul 01, 1930