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Basil Mott

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Basil Mott

Person  Male  Born 6/9/1859  Died 7/9/1938

Categories: Engineering

Countries: France, India

Civil engineer. Born in Leicester. 1902 formed the firm Mott, Hay and Anderson. His many projects include extending the Central London Railway, the building of escalators on the London Underground and the construction of the Tyne and Southwark Bridges. During the first world war, he visited France and India, advising the government on solving engineering problems. His best known work is the Mersey Tunnel, which is still the longest and widest road tunnel in Great Britain. Died at his home,10 Arkwright Road, Hampstead.

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Southwark Bridge opened

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