Rescue News 115

£16 million for HMS Victory

The flagship of Lord Nelson, made famous by the Battle of Trafalgar, is to undergo a £16m restoration project, with the work being carried out by BAE Systems over a five-year period. Work has now begun to remove the vessel’s three masts, bowsprit and rigging. The intention of the project is to guarantee the longterm future of the Victory and it is set to …

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Heritage Asset Flattened: Jewish Maternity Hospital, Bethnal Green

On Friday 13th January the former Jewish Maternity Hospital in Underwood Road, Bethnal Green, one of east London’s key buildings from the philanthropic era of the early 20th-century, was flattened for redevelopment by its owners one of London’s oldest housing associations founded in 1862 by American philanthropist George Peabody, the Peabody Housing Association. The hospital, formerly in council ownership, had …

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