Person    | Male  Born 17/9/1850  Died 12/9/1910

Cuthbert Arthur Brereton

Categories: Engineering

Cuthbert Arthur Brereton

Civil engineer. His many projects include: with Wolfe-Barry, the 1903 Kew Bridge, over the Thames, correctly known as King Edward VII Bridge; his involvement with the construction of the Barry and Middlesbrough docks and, in London, the Surrey Commercial docks; and the District and Piccadilly underground lines.

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Cuthbert Arthur Brereton

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Hammersmith Bridge

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