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Coventry City Council, Coventry City Architect 's Department. Coventry City Architect's Department

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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

City and Borough of Coventry, Development Plan 1951 - town map, 1951

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Identifier: PJM/CCC/B/2/2
Scope and Contents Brown and black overprinted Ordnance Survey map (102cm x 145cm), at a scale of 6 inches to 1 mile, by city architect and planning officer Sir Donald Evelyn Edward Gibson. The map is shows land use and accompanies the Coventry Development Plan 1952.

This plan is very fragile.
Dates: 1951

Collected reports and plansregarding Coventry's redevelopment, 1931-1959

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Identifier: PJM/CCC/B
Scope and Contents Research regarding Coventry series consists of:
  1. reports from Coventry City Architectural and Planning Department, 1955-1959
  2. City Centre development plans from Coventry City Architectural and Planning Department, 1931-1956
Dates: 1931-1959

Coventry housing - opening of the Canley Estate houses, 18 December 1941

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Identifier: PJM/CCC/A/2/1
Scope and Contents Programme for the opening of the houses on the Canley Estate, Coventry on 18 December 1941 which was attended by the City of Coventry Housing Committee and the City Architect Sir Donald Evelyn Edward Gibson, representing the Coventry City Architect's Department.
Dates: 18 December 1941

Coventry housing - photographs of the Canley Estate houses, c1941

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Identifier: PJM/CCC/A/2/2
Scope and Contents This file contains a set of 8 labelled black and white photographic prints (15.5cm x 18.5cm) of the housing scheme at Canley Estate, Coventry, and some of the associated negatives on one sheet. There is also a photograph (11.5cm x 12cm) of a planning drawing, probably of the Canley Estate, and 2 black and white photographic print (16cm x 21cm) showing a block of flats under construction.
Dates: c1941

Plans from Coventry City Architectural and Planning Department, 1931-1956

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Identifier: PJM/CCC/B/2
Scope and Contents Plans from Coventry City Architectural and Planning Department consists of:
  1. The Coventry No 1 Town Planning Scheme, Map No 2, 1931
  2. City and Borough of Coventry, Development Plan 1951 - town map, 1951
  3. thematic maps of central Coventry, unknown
  4. Bell Green District Centre: general layout, 4 January 1956
Dates: 1931-1956

Redevelopment of Coventry - general papers, c1945

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Identifier: PJM/CCC/A/1/1
Scope and Contents File of papers relating to the redevelopment of Coventry. Includes an application under section I of the Town and Country Planning Act ( 1944) for the redevelopment of Coventry city centre, proceedings of the local public enquiry concerning this application for 25 June 1945 and captions to some missing photographs. There are also 2 pamphlets concerning Coventry's redevelopment and a contemporary street map.
Dates: c1945

Redevelopment of Coventry - general photographs, 1939

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Identifier: PJM/CCC/A/1/2
Scope and Contents Redevelopment of Coventry - general photographs consists of: 22 black and white photographic prints (9cm x 11.5cm) showing the first architectural model for the proposed redevelopment of the city centre. It was built by members of the Coventry City Architect's Department, under the direction of the City Architect Donald Gibson, during their spare time in, 1939 4 black and white photographic...
Dates: 1939

Redevelopment of Coventry - press clippings and articles, 1940-1944

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Identifier: PJM/CCC/A/1/3
Scope and Contents Collection of press clippings and articles concerning the redevelopment of Coventry. These appeared in a number of newspapers and journals including the Indian Forces newspaper "Contact", the "Coventry Herald" and "Illustrated". Authors include Sir Donald Evelyn Edward Gibson and Frank Tilsley
Dates: 1940-1944

Redevelopment of Coventry - proposed redevelopment plans, c1941-1943

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Identifier: PJM/CCC/A/1/4
Scope and Contents Redevelopment of Coventry - proposed redevelopment plans consists of a set of 16 copy plans of the proposed redevelopment of Coventry. These cover a number of alternatives for the proposed redevelopment scheme: 5 plans (68cm x 70cm) at 1:2500 scale and are by the city architect, Sir Donald Evelyn Edward Gibson. Each of these plans differs slightly and one is hand-coloured to match the integral redevelopment...
Dates: c1941-1943

Reports from Coventry City Architectural and Planning Department, 1955-1959

 Sub-Series
Identifier: PJM/CCC/B/1
Scope and Contents This file contains a number of internal reports produced by the Coventry City Architectural and Planning Department. They include a history of the redevelopment of Coventry, reports to the Planning and Redevelopment Committee, a guide to architecture and planning in Coventry and a description of planned new housing at Willenhall Wood.
Dates: 1955-1959