The National Theatre: Stage Wagon 904-5B6-2

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 2080 TPC/1/18/2
  • Dates of Creation
      22 February 1978-10 April 1981
  • Physical Description
      1 folder

Scope and Content

The file contains meeting notes, file notes and sketches and Theatre Projects Consultants Ltd correspondence with the client and various contractors regarding stage wagons, including discussions of preliminary designs, choice of motor and noise issues, dynamic and stress testing, and Vickers Ltd's investigation into whether the original revolve wagon specification could have been successfully met and the best approach to replacing it. Correspondents include: Evershed Power-Optics Ltd; Vickers Ltd; Metropolitan Tool & Products Ltd; the National Theatre; Hall Stage Equipment Ltd; Denys Lasdun Redhouse & Softley; and the South Bank Theatre Board. The file includes a detailed assessment of the original installation. The original card folder has been disposed of. 'the National Theatre Stage Wagon 904-5B6-2' was written on the front cover, and 'the National Theatre: Stage Wagon 904-5B6-2' was written on the spine.

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