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The Structural Engineering Aspects of the Development of Gatwick Airport

IN 1953 as part of the general development of London’s airports and after careful investigation, including a public enquiry, the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation decided in principle to develop a new airport at Gatwick. The increase in air traffic in the London area was such it was estimated that by the summer of 1958 it would be necessary for the new airport to be in operation. In August 1955, Messrs. Frederick S. Snow & Partners were appointed as Consulting and Co-ordinating Engineers for the whole of the work comprising the development of Gatwick Airport. Frederick S. Snow and E. V. Finn