Designed by Albert Caquot and built 1943-8. The dam consists of 18 arches, constructed out of un-reinforced concrete. The sections are constructed on piers, which, to provide sufficient stability for a possible increase in the dam’s height, were tied back to the rock by groups of cables concreted in.
The construction of Kings Court on the Barracks site in Crosby, Merseyside (circa 1965).
The scheme included the construction three 15 storey high rise blocks and low rise flats using a construction technique devised by Manchester-based Matthews & Mumby, which included the assembly of precast concrete panels similar to the Camus system.