Verwood Village Events
Lessers wide load
Copyright © Malcolm Smith 2000
|One of the product range of Lesser Building Systems was the Instacom. It was basically an office building made up of prefabricated segments.
24 January 1981 [8/Y/21]
|Dennis Ings (right) and Wilf Jacobs (left) are overseeing the first new wide unit out of the works door.
24 January 1981 [8/Y/22]
|The unit is emerging nicely.
24 January 1981 [8/Y/23]
|By this stage everyone knows that the unit will go through the doors.
24 January 1981 [8/Y/24]
|The first new unit takes to the road on a Monday morning. The load is 12 fett wide and the law required that the haulier provide ab escort.
26 January 1981 [8/Z/1]
|The load fills Ringwood Road as it passes The Chase. The standard width for the Instacom building was 10 feet which came within normal load restrictions.
24 January 1981 [8/Z/2]
|Approaching cars have to pull over.
26 January 1981 [8/Z/3]
|The service van follows ...
26 January 1981 [8/Z/4]
|... then comes the procession of vehicles which have been held up by the load.
26 January 1981 [8/Z/5]
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