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We have finally put our Article Directory live > It is easy to join – just create an account by registering your basic details, then add articles with images, videos, text, and links. There are many sections including * Architecture & Design * Building & Construction, Plant equipment, Tools, Lease, Hire & Buy * Building […]

Penang is a UNESCO world heritage city but has an over supply of high rise condos while many old buildings are left to rot, or even worse, turned into swift houses (or swifthouses) (where swifts are factory farmed for bird nest soup ingredients – the nest – in old buildings that no one can afford […]

Great piece in Scientific American about a plan to replace fossil fuels completely by 2030. Achievable with political will, if not capsized by vested interests of oil, coal, gas, car companies. I will add a proper article in our main web site when I get around to it (sense of urgency huh!) – and maybe […]

So many new pages… this one is about the various commercial vehicles as used by builders, traders, etc – from CDVs (car derived vans), 4×4, pickups to custom built lorries. We run through the types of vans, truck, panel vans, pickups, 4×4, 4×4 trucks, lorry, etc. This will be the start of a section. If […]

Very good 2009 show. Friday was packed, with the talks well attended. Staff at Buildstore, the organisers, said they added more eco exhibits this year in response to last year’s Big Green Home Show. They also added a section outside, the Outdoor Living Zone, to the rear of BuildStore’s National Self Build & Renovation Centre […]

Had some feedback from the blog about the closure of the Albert Bridge. So here is a full list of all bridges from Hampton Court in Surrey (near London) to the Thames estuary (and out to the rest of the world). Inland – the first bridge is the A433 at Thameshead Lots of small bridges […]

01 Oct, 2009

Albert Bridge London closed 2010-2011

Posted by: Geoff Davis In: architecture|Bridges|Planning|Roads

This will disrupt the usually just about OK traffic around south and central London. Traffic will be diverted to Chelsea and Battersea bridges. These are in the order CAB going upriver (towards the west – Chelsea, Albert, Battersea bridges – Battersea is the small one with lanterns and no fancy superstructure). Then WPH (Wandsworth, Putney, […]

Electric cars – the future? The huge solar panels shade your car and charge it at the same time. Neat? Car park with solar trees > And another solar panel car park article > Finally Building DIY on transport >

We have been uploading new folders of images – many of Silverstone racetrack in the UK, several folder, cars, people, buildings, signs, bridges, and also some bankshores (tyre or tire walls). These are the links: Silverstone racetrack – buildings > Silverstone racetrack – people & cars > Silverstone racetrack – signs > Silverstone racetrack – […]

These are images of building works on a local road in Wandsworth London. After a road accident involving a child and a campaign from locals, Wandsworth Council got around to fitting road bumps and traffic calming crossings at the ends of the road. This road has two schools and a nursery, yet the Council only […]


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