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Plans: Area of comprehensive development no 2 - Stepney / Poplar, 1950s

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/2.4.3

Scope and Contents

38 copy plans by the Reconstruction Areas Group of the Town Planning Division of London County Council's Architect's Department comprising plans of the neighbourhoods of Comprehensive Development Area No 2: Stepney and Poplar. The plans comprise:

  1. 16 Ordnance Survey base plans (69cm x 102cm) at 1:1250 scale for each neighbourhood unit in Stepney / Poplar with a location plan indicating which neighbourhood is shown on the plan.
  2. 22 Ordnance Survey base plans (min 40cm x 61cm, max 72cm x 202cm) at 1:1250 scale, for all neighbourhood units in Stepney / Poplar, except 1A and 8, with layout plans for redevelopment overdrawn. There are variant layout plans for some neighbourhoods. On most plans the original street layout can be seen and on some only this has been presented. Some of the plans are hand coloured.


  • Creation: 1950s


Language of Materials

This material is in English

Physical Description

39 plans

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Sub-Fonds: 3.5 metres

Physical Description

39 plans

Archivist's Note


Sarah Higgins 13 January 2004

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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