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Imperial War Museum transportation – 1968

Transportation services This  ThrowbackThursday shows the delivery of two 15-inch naval guns to the Imperial War Museum, UK, in 1968. One of the guns had been previously mounted on the HMS Ramillies, whereas the other gun had been installed on bot…

Beck & Pollitzer vehicle hire advert from 1980s

This Beck & Pollitzer advert is from the late 1980s. At the time, the company had a trade vehicle and transport hire department, providing vans, lorries and articulated vehicles to clients across the world. This hiring service was a cost-effec…

Silver Lotus Esprit 1987

This week’s ThrowbackThursday is one of our favourite “Seen Around” photos. It was taken in 1987, en route to a heavy haulage project in Stone, Kent, UK. On the way to the destination site, our Beck & Pollitzer team was halted by a new Lotus Espr…

Nissan UK Expansion 1980s

This week’s ThrowbackThursday shows a Beck & Pollitzer publication from the 1980s. This bold magazine featured a number of contemporary projects completed by the company, including—as you can see from the photo—an expansion for Nissan UK. Nissan, …

British Trade Fair 1960s

This ThrowbackThursday is from the 1960s and shows an exhibition stand that Beck & Pollitzer built for the Council of Industrial Design. Now known simply as “The Design Council”, the organization was a UK charity set up “to champion great design t…

Beck & Pollitzer HQ Dartford – 1960s

This photo shows the current Beck & Pollitzer Head Office when it was first acquired in the 1960s. Originally based in London, Beck & Pollitzer moved from the purpose-built Universal House to its current premises in Dartford, Kent (pictured). Due …

The Lady Godiva Statue

This week’s Throwback Thursday is a legendary installation project from 1989. Beck & Pollitzer was hired to remove and reinstall Coventry’s famous Lady Godiva statue. It originally faced south but needed to be moved to a west-facing position d…

The Jules Jar Exhibition stand

Over the years, Beck & Pollitzer has delivered services for many industries, including Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and Canning & Packaging. This week’s ThrowbackThursday gives us a look at the company’s first humble forays into …

A True Original

This week’s Throwback Thursday is from 1921 and shows a Beck & Pollitzer exhibition stand designed and built for C.A. Hunton & Sons. It featured among similar displays at the International Shipping, Engineering and Machinery Exhibition at …

The Importance of Communication

As the world adjusts to life with social distancing, people are finding different ways to communicate with each other. Yet before texts and video calls, the written—or in this case, typed—word was one of the best ways to keep in touch. This week’s…
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