Plans of Lansbury Neighbourhood: Lansbury Market

Scope and Content

2 copy plans (67cm x 103cm) by the North East Group of the Town Planning Division of London County Council's Architect's Department. The plans show 2 different layouts for the market place in Lansbury Neighbourhood (Neighbourhood no 9). There is also a small scale elevation by the market's designer Sir Frederick Ernest Gibberd. This was the part 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 first plan shows proposals for the area, which it calls Lansbury Market at 1/32" scale. The second shows a ground floor plan for completion of "Chrisp Street Market" at 1/500 scale.

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This material is unrestricted.