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Lee’s Landmarks – Skerryvore Lighthouse, Headingley Carnegie Stadium, Thames Barrier

If you find that organising electrical jobs at your workplace can be hard work at times, imagine the challenges that those running major landmarks have to face. Here, we look at some of the awe-inspiring stats of three familiar landmarks. Skerryvore Lighthouse The tallest lighthouse in Scotland, Skerryvore was built on a reef of the […]

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Lee’s Landmarks – Electric Mountain, Green Britain Centre and Brighton Pier

If you find that organising electrical jobs at your workplace can be hard work at times, imagine the challenges that those running major landmarks have to face. Here, we look at some of the awe-inspiring stats of three familiar landmarks.   Electric Mountain The Dinorwig Power Station, known as Electric Mountain, is located 750m inside […]

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Bright Sparks – Nikola Tesla

The modern world would look very different without the contributions of those who helped us harness electricity and develop electrical equipment. Here, we focus on some of the pioneers of the electrical world and their remarkable achievements. NAME: Nikola Tesla DATES: 10 July 1856 (Smiljan, Lika, Croatia) – 7 January 1943 (Hotel New Yorker, New […]

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Lee’s Landmarks – National Media Museum, York Minster and British Museum

If you find that organising electrical jobs at your workplace can be hard work at times, imagine the challenges that those running major landmarks have to face. Here, we look at some of the awe-inspiring stats of three familiar landmarks. National Media Museum Located in Bradford, the museum opened on 16 June 1983 as The […]

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Bright Sparks: Alessandro Volta

The modern world would look very different without the contributions of those who helped us harness electricity and develop electrical equipment. Here, we focus on some of the pioneers of the electrical world and their remarkable achievements. NAME: Alessandro Volta
 (Conte Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta) DATES: 18 February 1745 (Como, Italy) – 5 March […]

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Bright Sparks – Caroline Haslett

The modern world would look very different without the contributions of those who helped us harness electricity and develop electrical equipment. Here, we focus on some of the pioneers of the electrical world and their remarkable achievements. NAME: Caroline Haslett DATES: 17 August 1895 (Worth, Suffolk) – 4 January 1957 (Bungay, Suffolk) EARLY LIFE: Haslett […]

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Lee’s Landmarks – Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Forth Bridge, Wembley Stadium

If you find that organising electrical jobs at your workplace can be hard work at times, imagine the challenges that those running major landmarks have to face. Here, we look at some of the awe-inspiring stats of three familiar landmarks. Yorkshire Sculpture Park Set in the stunning grounds of the 18th century Bretton Estate, Yorkshire […]

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Bright Spark – Hertha Ayrton

The modern world would look very different without the contributions of those who helped us harness electricity and develop electrical equipment. Here, we focus on some of the pioneers of the electrical world and their remarkable achievements.   NAME: Hertha Ayrton DATES: 28 April 1854 (Portsea, Hampshire) – 23 August 1923 (North Lancing, Sussex) EARLY […]

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Lee’s Landmarks – Royal Albert Hall

If you find that organising electrical jobs at your workplace can be hard work at times, imagine the challenges that those running major landmarks have to face. Here, we look at some of the awe-inspiring stats of some familiar landmarks. Albert Hall Opened by Queen Victoria in 1871 and named in memory of her husband, […]

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Lee’s Landmarks – Scott Monument

If you find that organising electrical jobs at your workplace can be hard work at times, imagine the challenges that those running major landmarks have to face. Here, we look at some of the awe-inspiring stats of some familiar landmarks. Scott Monument Commemorating Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832), the Scott Monument is located in his birthplace […]

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Lee’s Landmarks – Chatsworth House

If you find that organising electrical jobs at your workplace can be hard work at times, imagine the challenges that those running major landmarks have to face. Here, we look at some of the awe-inspiring stats of some familiar landmarks. Chatsworth House Located near Bakewell in Derbyshire, Chatsworth House is the home of the Duke […]

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Lee’s Landmarks – Blackpool Tower, Eden Project, London Eye

If you find that organising electrical jobs at your workplace can be hard work at times, imagine the challenges that those running major landmarks have to face. Here, we look at some of the awe-inspiring stats of three familiar landmarks. The Blackpool Tower An iconic landmark along the Golden Mile in one of Britain’s best-known […]

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Bright Sparks – Michael Faraday

The modern world would look very different without the contributions of those who helped us harness electricity and develop electrical equipment. Here, we focus on some of the pioneers of the electrical world and their remarkable achievements. NAME: Michael Faraday DATES: 22 September 1791 (Newington, Surrey, UK) – 25 August 1857 (Richmond Upon Thames, UK) […]

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Lee’s Landmarks – Emley Moor Station, Principality Stadium, Houses of Parliament

If you find that organising electrical jobs at your workplace can be hard work at times, imagine the challenges that those running major landmarks have to face. Here, we look at some of the awe-inspiring stats of three familiar landmarks. Emley Moor Station The tallest self-supporting structure in the UK, the concrete tower, locally known […]

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Bright Sparks – Georg Ohm

The modern world would look very different without the contributions of those who helped us harness electricity and develop electrical equipment. Here, we focus on some of the pioneers of the electrical world and their remarkable achievements. NAME: Georg Ohm DATES: 16 March 1789 (Erlangen, Bavaria) – 6 July 1854 (Munich, Germany) EARLY LIFE: Born […]

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Bright Sparks – Thomas Edison

The modern world would look very different without the contributions of those who helped us harness electricity and develop electrical equipment. Here, we focus on some of the pioneers of the electrical world and their remarkable achievements. NAME: Thomas Alva Edison DATES: 11 February 1847 (Ohio, US) – 18 October 1931 (New Jersey, US) EARLY […]

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Lee’s Landmarks – Meadowhall, LBA, Olympic Park

If you find that organising electrical jobs at your workplace can be hard work at times, imagine the challenges that those running major landmarks have to face. Here, we look at some of the awe-inspiring stats of three familiar landmarks. Meadowhall The largest shopping centre in Yorkshire and the 10th largest in the UK, Sheffield’s […]

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