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Building the Forth Bridge
Building the Forth Bridge

Duration: 05:56

Leading architectural and historic buildings expert Dan Cruickshank showcases the work required to maintain Scotland's Forth Railway Bridge.

 
Building the Forth Bridge - the cantilever principle
Building the Forth Bridge - the cantilever principle

Duration: 02:38

Leading architectural and historic buildings expert Dan Cruickshank explains how the Forth Rail Bridge was built using the cantilever principle.

 
Building the Jubilee Line
Building the Jubilee Line

Duration: 03:41

Health and Safety Executive concerns over a new method of tunnelling resulted in a five-month suspension of work on the London Underground Jubilee Line Extension.

 
Construction of the Jubilee Line extension tunnel (pt 1/2)
Construction of the Jubilee Line extension tunnel (pt 1/2)

Duration: 03:16

Seven miles of tunnel were constructed underneath central London to create the London Underground Jubilee Line extension, which runs from Westminster to Stratford.

 
How the M1 motorway was built
How the M1 motorway was built

Duration: 04:53

A report about the building of the M1 motorway, which opened in November 1950. The M1 was Britain's first long-distance motorway stretching 74 miles from St Albans in Hertfordshire to Dunchurch in Warwickshire.

 
Maintenance of the Park Hill Estate, Sheffield
Maintenance of the Park Hill Estate, Sheffield

Duration: 03:55

An explanation of how English Heritage determines the method of repair for the deteriorating concrete façade of the Park Hill estate in Sheffield.

 
The ingenious Thomas Heatherwick - designer and engineer
The ingenious Thomas Heatherwick - designer and engineer

Duration: 05:47

The internationally renowned designer and engineer, Thomas Heatherwick, demonstrates his famous glass and rolling bridges.

 

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