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50 shades of printing

50 shades of printing
Take a look at our updated article on Cox & Wyman, Reading's oldest printer whose Cardiff Road site is currently being demolished...and find out why it is 50 shades
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Sneaky Peep in Fobney

Sneaky Peep in Fobney
Out for a stroll in the winter sun today I spotted that the pumping house at Fobney Lock was open. I peeped in, camera at the ready, and there was the old pumping works sitting…
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PHEW – That went well

PHEW – That went well
Our 2020 events programme started excellently with David Hunter's talk on the Institute of Civil Engineering's heritage work which includes the Panel of Historical Engineering Works (PHEW).
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New Eyes on an Old Building

New Eyes on an Old Building
Yesterday BIAG members spoke to young architecture students from Reading University about the history of the old gas governor house on Gas Works Road, Reading. The students have been tasked with designing a new life…
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A Merry Christmas Event

A Merry Christmas Event
Our final meeting of the year saw us hold an industrial archaeology quiz featuring 100 sites both local, national and international. With so many knowledgeable members the guessing and sharing of information filled the whole…
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We had a good turn out……

We had a good turn out……
... for our recent meeting on 'Daniel Gooch: Saviour of the Great Western Railway'. John McGuinness spoke about Daniel's influence on the success of the Great Western Railway and his career spanning the early day…
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Brushing Up on Mr Gooch

Brushing Up on Mr Gooch
If you want to be ready to test our speaker on Daniel Gooch at the next BIAG talk on 18th November then the new book from David Maidment has a chapter on the engineers of…
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