Macclesfield and District Water Board

Scope and Content

Macclesfield and District Water Board, Macclesfield Rural District Council and Macclesfield Borough Council.

Proposed Stockport Water Order, 1963, and Inquiry; boreholes including Adlington, Dane-in-Shaw Mill, Over Alderley (Hayman's Farm), Prestbury, Whirley, Fallibroome, Lowerhouse, Rushton, and Pott Shrigley; Hug Bridge Treatment Works - augmentation of supply; Congleton supply including West Heath Quarry sand extraction; proposed refuse tip at Mow Cop Quarry; Tytherington Pumping Station; Kettleshulme supply; North Rode water; proposed Dams Valley Relief Sewer including site investigation; Lamaload Dam Scheme.

Correspondence, calculations, maps, plans, Inquiry and contract documents, notes, press cuttings, test data, photographs (Adlington), borehole records, Morton and other reports including Mersey and Weaver River Authority report, 1970, on future resources (Whirley Scheme), Cheshire County Council booklet, April 1976, etc. Also reference to Morton renting additional office accommodation in Oxford Road, Manchester, 1938.