904/6A (No. 5) from 1/5/74 to 31/12/74

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  • Reference
      GB 2080 TPC/1/27/5
  • Dates of Creation
      01 May 1974-31 December 1974
  • Physical Description
      4 folders

Scope and Content

The file contains correspondence and enclosures, sketches and meeting notes mainly related to the communications installation programme, with material on small speakers, sockets, connectors, CCTV, direct contract completion dates, foyer paging, stage management (SM) desk, production desk, production interface, a lockable store, SU/A2 plates, loudspeakers, foyer monitor housings, a stage door announcement point, M100 flush boxes, mains switching, wiring for communications and CCTV, communications panels, ring intercom outlets, RP 90 system, aerials, cue lights, GFPs and LFPs, tannoy, Lower Theatre flying control panel, Upper Theatre hoists, electrical installation, problems caused by work delays, Lower Theatre auditorium outlets, drum revolve cables, publicity about Pye Communications Ltd's work, television receivers, Lower Theatre scenery hoist desk and free issue box lids. Correspondents include Theatre Projects Consultants Ltd, Pye Business Communications Ltd, Evershed Power Optics Ltd, Tele-Stage Associates Ltd, Denys Lasdun & Partners, Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd, the National Theatre, Mole-Richardson (Stage & Studio Engineering) Ltd, Mr Byron Davis and Rank Strand Electric Ltd. Items of note include two versions of schedule number 904/SC 22 'Schedule of Small Speakers'; two copies of sketch number 904/SK/588 'SM Desk Interface with Working Light Control System'; an unnumbered sketch 'GPO Dial Mounting Details for SM Desk'; sketch number 904/SK/619 'National Theatre C C R Mains Switching'; 4 related rough sketches - 'Plan Centre of Roof to Conc In Dressing Room block Courtyard', 'Plan of Base Plate at Roof Level of Conc in Dressing Room Block Courtyard', Section showing Junction of Tup[se] support with Conc Roof' and 'Elevation Showing Connection of Tube Support with Aerial Base'; drawing number 552/03/2803 'Loudspeaker Bracket Front of House 16.00 Level'; 3 rough sketches showing 'Drilling Detail for Plessey Socket'; drawing number 552/02/6218 'Details Theatre Projects Box in the Auditoria'; a thank you note from Max Rayne to Pye Business Communications Ltd; and a rough sketch 'Remote Pushbuttons on Sound Desks & Lighting Desks'. Original card folder disposed of. '904/6A (No. 5) from 1/5/74 to 31/12/74' was written on the spine.

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