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Comprehensive Development Areas: Bermondsey, 1944-1959

 Sub-Series
Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/3

Scope and Contents

Papers and plans relating to the London County Council Comprehensive Development Area no 3: Bermondsey:
  1. papers, ( 1950 )
  2. plans, ( 1944-1959 )

Dates

  • 1944-1959

Creator

Language of Materials

This material is in English

Physical Description

1 file and 2 plan files

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Biographical / Historical

London County Council Comprehensive Development Area no 3, the Bermondsey Reconstruction Area was created in 1949. It consisted of 117 acres of warehouses, docks and housing, which had suffered extensive bomb damage during World War II. Redevelopment by London County Council was mainly residential schemes, including the Canada housing estate, which mixed tall towers and four-storey maisonettes.

Extent

From the Sub-Fonds: 3.5 metres

Physical Description

1 file and 2 plan files

Archivist's Note

None

Sarah Higgins 17 February 2004

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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