Research, Library and Information Services for the Design and Construction Industries

Historic Buildings and Structures

Historic construction

Building Regulations – history

  • From the earliest Building Control legislation in 1780 BC
  • Public Health Acts
  • London Building Acts
  • Building Regulations
  • The Building Act

Historic Brickwork -Books and articles on:

  • analysis of historic brick structures
  • conservation of historic brick structures
  • masonry arch bridges

Historic Steel and steelwork standards:

  • Books and articles on old and withdrawn steel standards, 1894 to 1930’s

History of construction standards:

  • A chronological list of all UK and British construction standards, from 1792 to current day.