Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Brunel competition


The Brunels' Tunnel, a book celebrating construction of the Thames Tunnel, is published this month. Completed by Marc and Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1843, it was the only project father and son worked on together. GE has five copies to give away. For a chance to win one, email your answer to the question below to damon.schunmann@emap. com.

Winners will be the senders of the first five correct responses drawn from GE's stovepipe hat on 19 June.

The deputy editor's decision will be final.

Q: The Thames Tunnel saw the world's first use of which tunnelling technique?

The Brunels' Tunnel (ISBN 09504361-2-7) is published by the Brunel Museum, £5 plus p&p; www. brunel-museum. org. uk; tel: 020 7231 3840.

It is also available from the Science Museum, the National Maritime Museum and the Museum of London.

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Please note comments made online may also be published in the print edition of New Civil Engineer. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.