General papers: Stepney / Poplar Comprehensive Development Area programming papers

Scope and Content

General files relating to London County Council Comprehensive Redevelopment Area no 2: Stepney and Poplar. The files concern research into the area as a whole, and the work schedules for the Reconstruction Areas Group of the Town Planning Division of London County Council's Architect's Department, in relation to their work in the Stepney / Poplar area. There are:

  • statistics for the area
  • a file concerning planning policy in the area
  • a file concerning industry in the area, including the results of an industrial survey
  • reports of progress
  • manuscript notes in Percy Johnson-Marshall's hand for a book chapter entitled "Reconstruction in London"
  • team work programmes
  • sociological studies concerning the coloured population and children's facilities in the area

Access Information

This material is unrestricted.


Bibliographic references to published material held in this file: Fitzgibbon, E, Extract from minutes of proceedings at an enquiry held at the direction of the Minister of Town and Country Planning - Stepney / Poplar Reconstruction Area, (London,  Stepney Municipal Alliance ,  1946 )