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Plans of Lansbury Neighbourhood: layout plans, c1953-1955

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/2.2.6a

Scope and Contents

4 copy plans by the Reconstruction Areas Group of the Town Planning Division of London County Council's Architect's Department showing layout plans for the Lansbury Neighbourhood (Neighbourhood no 9) of London County Council Comprehensive Development Area no 2: Stepney and Poplar. This became the subject of the "Live Architecture Exhibition" at the Festival of Britain, 1951. 3 of the plans (45cm x 57cm) are reduced from original 1:2500 scale plans and show different proposed layouts. 2 of these plans also includes information on population statistics. The fourth plan (28cm x 101cm) shows another layout at 1:2500 scale with hand colouring to depict land-use.


  • Creation: c1953-1955


Language of Materials

This material is in English

Physical Description

4 plans

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Sub-Fonds: 3.5 metres

Physical Description

4 plans

Archivist's Note


Sarah Higgins 5 January 2004

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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