Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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Overseas Containers

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of London.

1969 Ocean Steamship Co, British and Commonwealth Holdings, Furness, Withy and P&O formed Overseas Containers Limited to exploit the introduction of containerization.

1974 Their offices at Beagle House, Aldgate was London's first purpose built office block using the "Integrated Environment Design (IED)".[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1974/08/15