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Festival of Britain (1951)

 Organization

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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)
Dates: 1940-1961

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 (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

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