The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 67 (1989) > Issues > Issue 16 > New Head Office for Accrington Brick and Tile Co. Ltd.
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New Head Office for Accrington Brick and Tile Co. Ltd.

The paper describes the design and construction of a two-storey office block utilising structural brickwork. The masonry construction consisted of loadbearing walls, a diaphragm wall, a deep reinforced beam, and a reinforced staircase incorporating in situ and precast treads. A reinforced brickwork retaining wall was used externally. R.E. Bradshaw, D. Thompson and S.E. Bell