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Roads, Design and Construction

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Development of Bristo Square, 1976-1980

 Sub-Series
Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/5
Scope and Contents

Development of Bristo Square consists of:


  1. general administration files, (1976-1980)
  2. discussion notes, (1978)
  3. design briefs, (c1977-1979)
  4. photographs, (c1979)
  5. plans, (1978-1979)
Dates: 1976-1980

Development of Bristo Square: plans, 1978-1979

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Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/5.5
Scope and Contents

Development of Bristo Square: plans consists of:


  1. plans: University of Edinburgh - Bristo Square, (1979)
  2. plans: Lothian Street / Potterrow realignment, (1979)
  3. plans: Lothian Street / Potterrow realignment, (1978)
  4. plans: Bristo Square, (c1978)
  5. plans: "Bristo Square" plans published for consultation, (c1978)
Dates: 1978-1979

Elephant and Castle: assorted photographs and reports, 1955-1956

 File
Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/5.1
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous material related to London County Council Comprehensive Development Area no 5: Elephant and Castle. The file contains: a draft report on the area, with accompanying correspondence; 4 black and white photographic prints (21cm x 30cm) of an architectural model of the area; a redevelopment brochure and an article published in the Municipal Journal concerning the proposed development.

Dates: 1955-1956

Elephant and Castle: drawings, 1955-1956

 File
Identifier: PJM/LCC/E/5.2.5
Scope and Contents

5 copy perspective drawings (24cm x 37cm) of the proposed development at London County Council's Comprehensive Development Area no 5: Elephant and Castle. The drawings show the pedestrianised shopping areas and the multi-purpose office, shopping and entertainment development. The drawings are hand coloured. 2 are the same copy with differing hand colouring.

Dates: 1955-1956

EUCDA sections, c1962

 Item
Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/1.8.11
Scope and Contents

Copy of 1:1250 Ordnance Survey mosaic (89cm x 100cm) probably by Percy Johnson-Marshall & Associates, of the area covered by the University of Edinburgh Comprehensive Development Area overlaid with the hand coloured partial proposed new road layout. This includes the proposed motorway junction to the east of Nicolson Street and traffic flow directions for proposed distributor roads around the University area.

Dates: c1962

Lothian Street / Potterrow realignment, 1979

 File
Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/5.5.2
Scope and Contents 3 copy plans, on paper, (85cm x 115cm) showing the proposed road realignment of Lothian Street and Potterrow, in Edinburgh, to make way for the construction of Bristo Square. One plan shows the road alignment and associated banking and bridgework overlain on an Ordnance Survey 1:1250 plan. This also shows the electricity supply in the area overlaid. The other 2 plans are at 1:500 scale show different details of layout, measurements, street furniture etc. One of these plans is hand...
Dates: 1979

Lothian Street / Potterrow realignment, 1978

 File
Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/5.5.3
Scope and Contents Mixed collection of working drawings and plans (maximum dimension 86cm x 122cm) depicting the creation of Bristo Square in Edinburgh. There is a 3-dimensional pencil drawing, on tracing paper, of an oblique bird's eye view of the square and its adjacent buildings. 2 coloured (in thick felt-tip pen) paper stylised manuscript plans of the area. The first shows the proposed surface of the square, the second shows the site-lines around the area of the square. There are 2 sheets of small-scale...
Dates: 1978

New Barbican: photographs, 1954

 File
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

Note about a road, 17 October 1873

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/85
Scope and Contents

Note about a road probably between Tolstadh Bho Thuath and Nis/Ness, Eilean Le├▓dhais/Isle of Lewis, which reads 'Form of a road cut in moss most of way - places here & there unmade. - road simply moss mud.'

Dates: 17 October 1873

Papers of the City of Edinburgh Working Party on Major Highway Planning, 1963-1983

 Sub-Series
Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/A/1
Scope and Contents Papers of the City of Edinburgh Working Party on Major Highway Planning consists of: minutes, reports and correspondence, (1964-1976) City of Edinburgh Planning and Transport Study - reports, (1971) collected reports concerning transportation planning in Edinburgh, (1963-1983) plans: Tollcross CDA development brief, (1970) scenic...
Dates: 1963-1983