Monthly Archives: December 2012

Necessity is the mother of invention…

Clearance of war time prefabricated bungalows was now becoming a requisite of society; new affordable accommodation was required and expected. The Prefab was dismantled and removed from its concrete base, then usually exported overseas. The concrete base removal was out … Continue reading

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We were starting to motor

Business had continued to steadily progress and expand carrying out many differing demolition and excavation works; we were now also hiring out the plant and equipment. New Motorways were to be built, we received an opportunity to tender for the … Continue reading

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Floods, friends and a diesel Land Rover!

One evening in the spring of 1967 we received a phone call from Peter Rowe, who owned a motorboat, which he moored on the River Severn near Tewkesbury. There had been a period of exceptionally heavy rain that had caused … Continue reading

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