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City of London (England)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

General comprehensive development areas files: plans - Administrative County of London Development Plan, 1951: areas of comprehensive development, 1951

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/9.2
Scope and Contents Plans of the Comprehensive development Areas designated by London County Council in the Administrative County of London Development Plan (1951) : : No 1 - City of London, (1951) No 2 - Stepney / Poplar, (1951) No 3 - Bermondsey, (1951) No 4 - South Bank, (1951) ...
Dates: 1951

General papers: planning reports, 1949-1958

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/2.1.2
Scope and Contents File of completed planning application reports - form TP5, submitted under the Town and Country Planning Act, ( 1947) to London County Council Architect's Department Town Planning Division. These give details of a large number of proposed developments in the Comprehensive Development Areas of City of London, Stepney / Poplar and Bermondsey. There is also an index to the applications and a complete list of...
Dates: 1949-1958

General work: proofs of evidence, 1950-1957

Identifier: PJM/LCC/D/4.5
Scope and Contents

File of proofs of evidence, presented by Percy Johnson-Marshall on behalf of London County Council, for planning appeals under the Town and Country Planning Act, 1947. The file includes the legal documentation for a number of proofs of evidence for Stepney, London and the City of London. It also contains correspondence concerning these, and typescript and manuscript drafts. There are also 2 maps, one of the Barbican area of London and one of the centre of Toronto, Canada.

Dates: 1950-1957

Grand Avenue, Smithfield Market, London, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1825
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Grand Avenue, the main route through the centre of Smithfield Market in London in [1908?].

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Houstoun Family Album

 Item — Box CLX-A-1595
Identifier: Coll-2013
Content Description This is an album used as a sketchbook and a common-place book from the mid-19th century to the 1930s, created and compiled by two Scottish women of the same family. The first contributor is Caroline Elizabeth Houstoun (1840-1926), who filled the volume with well-spaced studies of landscapes and buildings in coloured pencil, pastel, and some watercolour. Some noteworthy sites include Inverness from the Castle, Edinburgh Castle, Euston Station in London, and Saint-Germain in Paris. The...
Dates: 1850s-1930s

Letter of Sir James Matthew Barrie to Sir Edwin Lutyens, 6 August 1919, 10 March 1970

Identifier: Coll-1848/23-0028
Scope and Contents

Signed autograph letter from Sir James Matthew Barrie to his friend and creative collaborator the architect Sir Edwin Lutyens, praising Lutyens' design for the Cenotaph, London.

There is an accompanying letter from Nicholas Taylor of the Lutyens Trust, dated 10 March 1970, thanking the then owner Ben Sonnenberg Jr for letting him see a copy of the letter.

Dates: 6 August 1919; 10 March 1970

London County Council, 1937-1968

Identifier: PJM/LCC
Scope and Contents The papers related to London County Council consist of: committee reports and agenda, (1949-1959) public relations, (1950-1968) Royal Commission on Local Government in Greater London, (1937-1960) Architect's Department, (1940s-1964) Comprehensive Development Areas, (1944-c1960) miscellaneous Development Areas,...
Dates: 1937-1968

London County Council: Comprehensive Development Areas, 1944-c1960

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E
Scope and Contents London County Council: Comprehensive development areas consists of: City of London, (1947-1959) Stepney / Poplar, ( 1940-1961 ) Bermondsey, ( 1944-1959 ) South Bank, (1949-c1960) Elephant and Castle, (1951-c1956 ) Bunhill Fields, ( 1950s ) Lewisham Clock Tower, ( 1950s ) Woolwich, (...
Dates: 1944-c1960

New Barbican: photographs, 1954

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/1.2.3
Scope and Contents Photographs relating to redevelopment of the Barbican area, as part of London County Council's Comprehensive Redevelopment Area no 1: City of London. The photographs consist of: 30 black and white photographic prints (20cm x 25cm) of the architectural models for the first scheme, and the extension to the first redevelopment scheme. This design was by the Reconstruction Areas Group of the Town Planning...
Dates: 1954

New Barbican: public enquiry file, 1955

Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/1.2.4
Scope and Contents

File of papers and notes related to the public enquiry into the "New Barbican" development scheme proposed by the New Barbican Committee for the redevelopment of the Barbican area of London. The file includes proofs of evidence submitted to the enquiry, London County Council Architect's Department memoranda and handwritten notes taken during the enquiry.

Dates: 1955