§ Mr. Speed
Bridge design in its broadest sense can involve consultation
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT Name of Organisation Topics British Iron and Steel Research Association Steelwork design. British Steel Corporation Central Laboratories Cement and Concrete Association Concrete design. Constructional Steel Research and Development Organisation (CONSTRADO) Steel fabrication. Meteorological Office Wind speeds and temperature variation. National Physical Laboratory (Department of Trade and Industry) Wind tunnel testing. University Research Departments Specific research projects. Welding Institute Welding problems.
AESTHETICS Name of Organisation Topics The Design Council Appearance of footbridges. Royal Fine Art Commission Specific bridge projects and policy regarding appearance of bridges.