Poplar (London, England)
Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:
10 black and white prints (max 14.5cm x 22cm, min 11cm x 16cm) of the Poplar area in the 1940s. The location of some of the photographs is indicated on the rear. Most show individual buildings or streets, while the rest show bomb damaged and derelict sites.
Black and white photographic print (17cm x 24cm) showing the eastern sheet of "Cassell's Map of London" c1865. This is accompanied by a large format black and white negative of the same map (12cm x 17cm) and a note by Percy Johnson-Marshall concerning the state of development in Stepney / Poplar at that date.
Black and white photographic print (15cm x 21cm) showing members of the London County Council Planning and Housing Committees visiting housing in London's Comprehensive Development Area no 2: Stepney / Poplar.
18 copy plans (approximately 55cm x 80cm) by the Reconstruction Areas Group of the Town Planning Division of London County Council's Architect's Department. The plans are development details for discrete areas of different neighbourhoods in Comprehensive Development Area no 2: Stepney / Poplar at 1" to 88' scale. Some of the plans are hand-coloured and 1 is on transparency. The majority have information concerning the proposed land use and housing density in the developments.
Set of 11 numbered copy plans (33cm x 81cm) by Tom Bigwood of the Comprehensive Development Area No 2: Stepney / Poplar. These are themed sketch plans covering issues such as historical growth of the area, war damage, housing patterns, geographical areas and public transport at 6" to 1 mile scale.
4 copy architectural plans (30cm x 54cm) for Cardinal Griffin Secondary School in Lansbury, London. This was the part of the Lansbury Neighbourhood (Neighbourhood no 9) of London County Council Comprehensive Development Area no 2: Stepney and Poplar, which became the subject of the "Live Architecture Exhibition" at the Festival of Britain, 1951.The plans consist of small scale first and second floor plans, and two elevations.
Manuscript bird's-eye perspective drawing (69cm x 104cm) by the Reconstruction Areas Group of the Town Planning Division of London County Council's Architect's Department, showing the layout of an area which is probably East India Dock Road Neighbourhood of the Stepney / Poplar Comprehensive Development Area in London. The drawing is at approximately 1:2500 scale and is in felt-tip pen and coloured pencil on transparency, with the River [Thames] in the foreground.