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Festival of Britain (1951)

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Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

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;...
Dates: 1951

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...
Dates: 1951

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.
Dates: 1940s

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.
Dates: 1940s

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.
Dates: 1940s

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)
Dates: 1951

London County Council Architect's Department: exhibitions, 1951-1959

 Sub-Series
Identifier: PJM/LCC/D/5
Scope and Contents London County Council Architect's Department: exhibitions consists of:
  1. exhibition papers and photographs, (1951-1959)
  2. exhibition poster and plan, (c1951)
Dates: 1951-1959

Plans of Lansbury Neighbourhood: Lansbury Market, 1958-1959

 File
Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/2.2.6d
Scope and Contents 2 copy plans (67cm x 103cm) by the North East Group of the Town Planning Division of London County Council's Architect's Department. The plans show 2 different layouts for the market place in Lansbury Neighbourhood (Neighbourhood no 9). There is also a small scale elevation by the market's designer Sir Frederick Ernest Gibberd. This was the part of London County Council Comprehensive Development Area no 2: Stepney and Poplar which became the subject of the "Live Architecture Exhibition" at the...
Dates: 1958-1959

Plans of Lansbury Neighbourhood: layout plans, c1953-1955

 File
Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/2.2.6a
Scope and Contents 4 copy plans by the Reconstruction Areas Group of the Town Planning Division of London County Council's Architect's Department showing layout plans for the Lansbury Neighbourhood (Neighbourhood no 9) of London County Council Comprehensive Development Area no 2: Stepney and Poplar. This became the subject of the "Live Architecture Exhibition" at the Festival of Britain, 1951. 3 of the plans (45cm x 57cm) are reduced from original 1:2500 scale plans and show different proposed layouts. 2 of these...
Dates: c1953-1955

Plans of Lansbury Neighbourhood: London County Council reconstruction area in Stepney / Poplar - neighbourhood no 9, c1949-1955

 File
Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/2.2.6b
Scope and Contents 3 copy plans (54cm x 121cm) by the Town Planning Division of the London County Council Architect's Department showing details of planned redevelopment in Lansbury (Neighbourhood no 9). This was the part of London County Council Comprehensive Development Area no 2: Stepney and Poplar which became the subject of the "Live Architecture Exhibition" at the Festival of Britain, 1951.The plans are by the Ordnance Survey at 88' to 1" scale. They show the original street pattern of the area, and are...
Dates: c1949-1955