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New Barbican: reports and the public enquiry, 1953-1959

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/1.2.1

Scope and Contents

File of papers relating to the redevelopment of the Barbican area of London as part of London County Council's Comprehensive Development Area no 1: City of London. The file consists of a number of reports concerning the scheme by either London County Council's Architect's Department, the Corporation of London Improvements and Town Planning Committee or Chamberlin, Powell & Bon, the architects commissioned to create the scheme. There are also a number of proofs of evidence and related correspondence, relating to an enquiry into the rival "New Barbican" scheme proposed by the New Barbican Committee, an independent group of architects


  • Creation: 1953-1959


Language of Materials

This material is in English

Physical Description

1 file

Conditions Governing Access

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


From the Sub-Fonds: 3.5 metres