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The changes which will be brought about by the 1974 Act and a possible alternative to existing systems of control operating in the United Kingdom are described in this paper. All town planning and financial controls affecting building are outside the scope of this paper. Technical requirements in Building Regulations or By-laws, will not be dealt with but the paper will concentrate on enforcement of Regulations affecting construction of buildings. In its territorial scope it will deal mainly with England and Wales with some reference to building control in Scotland. R.M. Silber
This paper touches on the history of the Channel Tunnel from the re-awakening of interest in the project, in 1957, to the present day. H.B. Gould, G.O. Jackson and S.G. Tough
A recent comment on 'Guidelines for the appraisal of structural components in HAC' issued by the Institution last October, suggests that this useful paper was unlikely to be acceptable by local authorities and others as a yardstick of adequacy. It was, of course, never intended to be and is no more than the title says; these are guidelines from the Institution to its members alone to assist them in reaching a well founded professional judgement for which they will be responsible. Verulam