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Festival of Britain (1951)

 Organization

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Association of Building Technicians: Executive Committee and General Council (3), 1949-1951

 File
Identifier: PJM/ABT/A/6
Scope and Contents Agenda, papers, minutes and correspondence for the Association of Building Technicians (ABT) Executive Committee, General Council and accounts . Also includes papers relating to the ABT Benevolent Funds Committee, the ABT Education Committee and a number of reports: Draft outline for ABT booklet on comprehensive schools The effect of the cuts on school buildings in London (, and a...

Comprehensive Development Areas: South Bank, 1949-c1960

 Sub-Series
Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/4
Scope and Contents Comprehensive development areas: South Bank consists of: planning correspondence and papers, (1954-1955) Festival of Britain 1951 competition - "Design a restaurant for the South Bank", (1949) drawings, (c1954) press clippings, (1953-1960) hotel site particulars, (1954) photographs, (1954-1961) South Bank...

Comprehensive Development Areas: Stepney / Poplar, 1940-1961

 Sub-Series
Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/2
Scope and Contents Comprehensive development areas: Stepney / Poplar consists of:
  1. general papers, (1940-1961)
  2. Lansbury Comprehensive Development Area, (1940s-1950s)
  3. other areas, (1950s)
  4. plans, (1946-1950s)

Festival of Britain Exhibition: papers, 1951

 File
Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/2.2.2a
Scope and Contents File of papers relating to the "Live Architecture" exhibition in the Lansbury Neighbourhood of London County Council Comprehensive Development Area no 2: Stepney / Poplar which was staged by London County Council Architect's Department as part of the Festival of Britain in 1951. The exhibition showed the newly reconstructed neighbourhood and allowed public access to a number of the buildings. The file consists of: plans of the exhibition, some annotated with route plans for the walking tour;...

Festival of Britain Exhibition: posters, 1951

 File
Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/2.2.2b
Scope and Contents 2 posters (77cm x 102cm) advertising entry to, and the publicly open buildings in the reconstructed Lansbury Neighbourhood (Neighbouhood no 9) of the London County Council Comprehensive Development Area no 2: Stepney / Poplar. This was organised as the "Live Architecture Exhibition" in the Festival of Britain 1951. 1 poster, in full colour, graphically displays the idea of new homes rising from the rubble of post World War II destruction. The other poster in black and green gives general...

Lansbury Comprehensive Development Area: Lansbury Market Square model, 1940s

 File
Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/2.2.5e
Scope and Contents 6 black and white photographic prints (21cm x 22cm) showing an architectural model commissioned by the Town Planning Division of London County Council Architect's Department. The model shows the Market Square scheme for Lansbury Neighbourhood, part of the London County Council Comprehensive Development Area no 2: Stepney / Poplar at 1/16" scale. The market was designed by Sir Frederick Ernest Gibberd.

Lansbury Comprehensive Development Area: Lansbury Market Square model (2), 1940s

 File
Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/2.2.5f
Scope and Contents 6 black and white photographic prints (12cm x 16cm) showing the Market Square scheme for Lansbury Neighbourhood, part of the London County Council Comprehensive Development Area no 2: Stepney / Poplar, designed by Sir Frederick Ernest Gibberd. 1 photograph shows the architectural model commissioned by the Town Planning Division of London County Council Architect's Department. at 1/16" scale. The remainder of the photographs show the realised market square and some housing in the area.

Lansbury Comprehensive Development Area: Lansbury model of stage 1, 1940s

 File
Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/2.2.5d
Scope and Contents 10 black and white photographic prints (16cm x 21cm) showing an architectural model by the Town Planning Division of London County Council Architect's Department. The model shows stage 1 of the reconstruction scheme for Lansbury Neighbourhood, part of the London County Council Comprehensive Development Area no 2: Stepney / Poplar at 1/32" scale. This is the area which comprised the "Live Architecture" Exhibition for the Festival of Britain in 1951.

Lansbury Neighbourhood: Festival of Britain Exhibition, 1951

 Archival Record
Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/2.2.2
Scope and Contents Papers and posters relating to ther "Live Architecture Exhibition in the Lansbury Neighbourhood (Neighbourhood no 9) of London County Council Comprehensive Development Area no 2: Stepney / Poplar. This was staged by London County Council Architect's Department as part of the Festival of Britain in 1951:
  1. papers, (1951)
  2. posters, (1951)

Lansbury Neighbourhood: press articles, 1950-1951

 File
Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/2.2.3
Scope and Contents Public relations file concerning the development of Lansbury, Neighbourhood no 9 in London County Council Comprehensive Redevelopment Area no 2: Stepney / Poplar. There is also a number of press clippings: an article from the Manchester Guardian dated 11 September 1951, a Festival of Britain supplement from The Times, and part of a reprint from the Architect and Building News, 9 June 1950.