Construction for Schools Trade Catalogue
Wills, Albion Road, West Bromwich undated c1952
20pp illustrated with b/w plates showing interiors and exteriors of schools + plans and diagrams the latter on green pages. Long 4to. Very good copy Hinchcliffe had founded Hills in 1932 as a patent glazing company. It then rapidly expanded and had divisions making steel window frames, roof lights and light steel structural. Loosely inserted letter to E D Haigh, RIBA Kendal accompanying the brochure and discussing their design approaches. Air view of Hemel Hempstead Primary School by C H Aslin on title page. Describes the Presweld system of construction. Lots of examples of school buildings created from the modular and prefabricated system the firm developed.