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Built By Women: Your Stories

National Women in Engineering Day on 23 June celebrated the often unsung women involved in building Britain.

To mark this, we'd love to hear your stories about women and the historic structures they designed and built – was your aunt a secret Brunel?

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    • Female welders cutting girders on the temporary Waterloo Bridge, 1941.
      © Daily Herald Archive, National Media Museum, Science & Society Picture Library.



Black and white image of female construction workers laying pipes during Second World War

Heritage Minister Recognises Women Who Built Waterloo Bridge With National Heritage Listing

23 June 2015

Women who built Waterloo Bridge officially recognised in National Heritage List to mark National Women in Engineering Day

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