Dorman Long

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Dorman Long is an engineering consultancy and equipment manufacturer for the construction of long-span bridges, power stations, refineries, offshore structures, stadia and other large building structures. Originally based in Middlesbrough, North East England, the company was a major steel producer later diversifying into bridge building. Dorman Long was once listed on the London Stock Exchange.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

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Webb House 1881-91 Designed for Bell Bros, ironmakers, by Philip Webb, one of the most influential 19th century architects, famous for designing houses. It is one of the few non-domestic commissions he accepted during his career. It was later occupied by Dorman Long, best remembered for the design and ? of the the Sydney Harbour ? Australia [full inscription unknown]

Webb House, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom where it occupied

Tyne Bridge erected by the corporations of Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead and the Ministry of Transport. R. Burns Dick, F.R.I.B.A. Architect. Mott, Hay & Anderson, M.M. Inst. C.E. Coode, Fitzmaurice, Wilson & Mitchell, M.M. Inst. C.E. Engineers. Dorman, Long & Co. Ltd. Contractors.

Tyne Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom where it built a bridge