Russell Square, London

Scope and Content

No. 20 (part of terrace Nos 17-24) Russell Square, London: Universal Anchorage Co. Ltd: University of London Contract. Correspondence, site investigation material, photographs (Russell Square and Woburn Square building works, taken in 1971, and ground composition), plans including Bedford Way and Woburn Square, copy legal material and court documents, calculations, notes, jottings, diagrams, sketches, test data, bore-hole logs, and reports by Geo-Research Ltd, relating to contractual claim(s) and arbitration case concerning alleged damage to Nos 20-24 Russell Square during the period of construction of the adjacent new buildings for the University of London Institute of Education and Law: Rowe titles one of the original envelopes of documents as "Claim on Higgs and Hill and Vice Versa...", 1977. Universal Anchorage Co. Ltd are the subcontractors to Higgs and Hill Building Ltd. Letter, 10 November 1980 stating that the case has now been settled. Includes publicity brochure for Universal Anchorage Co. Ltd, and background and other copy material going back to the early 1960s.