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Festival of Britain (1951)


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Comprehensive Development Areas: Stepney / Poplar, 1940-1961

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

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

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

Plans: South Bank interim development, 1951-1952

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/4.8.20
Scope and Contents 1 manuscript an 6 copy plans (75cm x 131cm) by the Reconstruction Areas Group of the Town Planning Division of London County Council's Architect's Department. The plans show the Interim Development for the South Bank Comprehensive Development Area. The manuscript plan is in ink on transparancy and shows a base map of the area at 1:500 scale. 2 of the copy plans are 1/2 size reductions of this plan - 1 with additional shading added to the original base plan, and some hand shading. The...
Dates: 1951-1952

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