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Clearance work for construction of the Railway

Clearance work for construction of the Railway

L1368. Clearance work being carried out on Bath Lane, Leicester, circa 1896. Established and densely populated cities such as Leicester and Nottingham provided Railway designers and engineers with considerable obstacles. Before construction of the London Extension could begin, large numbers of properties had to be purchased and demolished. The contractor responsible for building this section of the Railway (Contract No.2, Leake to Aylestone) was Henry Lovatt of Wolverhampton.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1896
TypePhotographs - 
Photographic prints - black and white
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - E 7/1
SourceS. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - S. W. A. Newton Collection
copy of - glass plate negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Bath Lane, Leicester (O.S. Ref: 458100 304400)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1896
RightsLeicestershire County Council