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Architects, tenders, plans, 1973-1981

MS. Eng. c. 2464
Held at the Weston Library

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Folder H.35. Meetings, discussions, correspondence with architects, city authorities, colleagues leading up to contract.

Folder H.36. Papers and correspondence, 1973-1975, on heating system. The original plans envisaged heating by pipeline from a plant operated by Stadtwerke Heidelberg. The Laboratory eventually had an independent gas heating system. The ensuing delays and alterations led to a rise in costs.

Folder H.37. Correspondence, notes, plans, calculations relating to animal house, 1973-1981. Mainly on early designs and requirements, but includes some later material on organisation and running of animal house.

Folder H.38. Correspondence and papers on Laboratory Planning Group set up by Kendrew to discuss technical problems likely to arise during planning. Notes of meeting 5 July 1974.

Folder H.39. Correspondence, notes, plans, calculations etc. on planning, 1974, mainly on costings and attempts to reduce them in response to concern expressed by Finance Committee. Includes documents by architects, colleagues, Kendrew's notes, etc.

Folder H.40. Miscellaneous plans with modifications and revisions for layout and space allocation, mainly 1974, 1975.

Folder H.41. Award of tender for civil engineering works of EMBL building; correspondence, official proposal as put to and accepted by members of Finance Committee, 1975.

Folder H.42. Later Finance Committee papers on tenders and costs, including final "Report on Construction . . . and Expenditure, 1980".

Folder H.43. Expert working group, appointed to supervise and comment on progress of construction; correspondence, 1975-1979, mainly with C. Grosgurin about P4 installation. Includes final report of working group.

Folder H.44. Arrangements for move to new building, minor snags and problems etc., 1977-1979.


  • Creation: 1973-1981


10 folders

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 2464

Former reference:

NCUACS 11/4/89/H.35-44

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom