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Comprehensive Development Areas: Woolwich, 1950s

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/8

Scope and Contents

Comprehensive development areas: Woolwich consists of:

  1. Woolwich Industrial Estate, ( 1950s )
  2. plans - St Mary's Woolwich Redevelopment Area reused layout 1955 - with suggestions by the Borough Engineer, ( 1955 )


  • Creation: 1950s


Language of Materials

This material is in English

Physical Description

1 file and 1 plan file

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Biographical / Historical

Woolwich, the most easterly of London's Boroughs south of the River Thames, had an area of 63 acres of land bombed during World War II, and obsolescent property in and around the docks at St Mary's. This was designated by London County Council as Comprehensive Development Area no 8.


From the Sub-Fonds: 3.5 metres

Physical Description

1 file and 1 plan file

Archivist's Note


Sarah Higgins 18 February 2004

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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