The construction of the A1 viaduct started on site in Gateshead in March 1969, our first urban motorway in this country, one of the most complex structures we have designed and the culmination of years of effort by a devoted team.

Bill Smyth and Srinivasan open this issue of the Journal exploring this project in detail.

Other articles in this issue of The Arup Journal include: Northwich Park Hospital, London, UK; 4 1/2 in. loadbearing brick wall construction at the Edinburgh College of Domestic Science, UK; The analysis of hanging roofs.

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The Arup Journal 1969 - Issue 3