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General comprehensive development areas files: general files, 1950s

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/9.1

Scope and Contents

Set of Percy Johnson-Marshall's working files relating to the London County Council Comprehensive Development Areas. The files comprise:

  1. file with a report on actions taken to comply with the Town and Country Planning Act, 1947; notes of planning methods and staffing requirements for individual Comprehensive Development Areas; a report of outstanding planning work for "inner areas" of London, 1950s
  2. file entitled "staff policy". This file consists of staffing requirements, programmes of work, and lists of outstanding work, for the Reconstruction Areas Group of the Town Planning Division of London County Council Architect's Department.
  3. file relating to financial aspects of the development of London County Council Comprehensive Development Areas. There are also some lists of planning permissions obtained and some reports concerning the progress of development. There are 24 photographs of drawings relating to statistics, location and zoning of the Comprehensive Development Areas.
  4. file of reports relating to a number of London County Council Comprehensive Development Areas with introductory material on the areas as a whole.
  5. file of typescript and manuscript draft articles relating to the theory and practice of Comprehensive Development Areas.
  6. manuscript draft for an article concerning London County Council's Comprehensive Development Areas.
  7. file entitled "Comprehensive Development Area (general analysis)". This contains reports with official statements and analysis for the London County Council Comprehensive Development Areas.
  8. file of typescript reports on London County Council's Comprehensive Development Areas, with a manuscript draft introduction.


  • Creation: 1950s


Language of Materials

This material is in English

Physical Description

8 files

Conditions Governing Access

Material relating to living individuals may be restricted under the Data Protection Act, 1998


From the Sub-Fonds: 3.5 metres

Physical Description

8 files

Archivist's Note


Sarah Higgins 8 March 2004

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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