Maps, Outline and Base
Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
Mounted small scale Ordnance Survey plan (49cm x 88cm) showing the east end of London. The plan has pencil annotations relating to notable buildings and red pencil annotations, possibly indicating a bus route.
2 copy site plans (39cm x 42cm) at a scale of 44 feet to 1 inch, for a proposed development of flats and maisonettes at Alpha Road, Willesden. The plans are at the scale 8 feet to 1 inch. The architect was the borough engineer F Wayman Brown and the draftsman Percy Johnson-Marshall.
4 sketch plans on manuscript pre-prepared base (48cm x 58cm), probably by Percy Johnson-Marshall & Associates. Themes are hand coloured using felt-tip pens . These show schematic ideas studies for the proposed St James Square Comprehensive Development Area in Edinburgh. Subjects covered are pedestrian circulation, levels, zoning and relative heights of major and distributor roads.
3 copy large scale Ordnance Survey base plans (76cm x 124cm), with local additions to the detail. A pink hand coloured boundary of the Edinburgh St James Square - Leith Street Comprehensive Development Area is overlaid. The plans show utilities in the area overlaid, one plan each for telephone cables, gas pipes, and sewers and manholes. Depth of the utilities is also shown.
City planning maps, plans and studies by Percy Johnson-Marshall, undertaken whilst a student studying for the Certificate in Civic Design at the University of Liverpool, for his thesis project entitled "Proposed town planning scheme for March, Isle of Ely". There are 13 sheets: 3 pencil details (65cm x 65cm), 4 survey and planning plans overlaid on 6 inch to 1 mile Ordnance Survey plans (62cm x 75cm).
The typescript thesis report with some manuscript notes are included.
Copy of a land-use plan for the University of Edinburgh Comprehensive Development Area (90cm x 127cm) by the City and Royal Burgh of Edinburgh. Land use parcels are identified by hand applied colour to a base map overlaid on a 1:1250 scale plan of the area. Acreages for the land parcels are given. There is a legend to the colour coding with total acreages for each land type.
2 manuscript 1:500 transparencies, probably by Percy Johnson-Marshall & Associates, one of the Potter Row / Nicolson Street area of the University of Edinburgh Comprehensive Development Area (50cm x 50cm) and one of the future Bristo Square area (71cm x 87cm). These plans are probably traced from Ordnance Survey plans and intended as base maps for future plans.