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Click to see full size John Mowlem was born in 1788 at Swanage, Dorset. In 1807 he moved to London to join the Government Mason's Department and rose to become general foreman. In 1840 he enlisted two partners to form Mowlem, Burt and Freeman and secured their first major contract to repave Blackfriars Bridge. After this success the firm later went on to repave London Bridge and the Strand. John Mowlem himself died aged 80 in 1868.

After WWII, bomb damage repair was carried out for Buckingham Palace and continued throughout London up to 1955 - the House of Commons being completely rebuilt in 1947. The latest phase in Mowlem's history has been marked by several notable contracts which are now among the nation's landmarks: the NatWest Tower, Westminster Abbey's restoration, the Docklands Light railway, and the present London Bridge. In London, Mowlem won contracts for various high profile buildings such as Bush House, Admiralty Arch and the Regent Palace Hotel.
In 1902 the first Royal warrant was granted to Mowlem which has since been renewed by each successive monarch. In 1924 John Mowlem became a publicly quoted company. Some notable projects were carried out in this period, many of which can still be seen today. Cleopatra's Needle was erected on the Embankment by Mowlem in 1878. A considerable amount of civic building was also undertaken for the London County Council. During WWI there were several large projects from the War Office for munitions factories and aerodromes, and also dock and jetty construction, water mains, reservoirs and housing schemes. For more information on their history and their services, click on the link to visit their website. Click to see full size

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