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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
In December 1972 the Secretary of State for the Environment asked Sir Robert Matthew, Past-President of the RIBA and Mr. Patrick Skillington of DOE to study and report upon a possible means of promoting high standards of design in government building. Their far-reaching two-part report was completed in July 1974 and the Institution, together with other professional societies in the construction industry, was invited to comment.
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