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Lowestoft Harbour

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George Parker Bidder chose Lowestoft as the coastal terminus of the Eastern Counties Railway

James Hodges was contractor for the harbour construction

1847 Construction of the harbour was complete.

1886 A. A. Langley presented a paper to the Inst of Civil Engineers on use of concrete in construction of Lowestoft Harbour improvements[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1886/12/17