Festival of Britain Exhibition: papers

Scope and Content

File of papers relating to the "Live Architecture" exhibition in the Lansbury Neighbourhood of London County Council Comprehensive Development Area no 2: Stepney / Poplar which was staged by London County Council Architect's Department as part of the Festival of Britain in 1951. The exhibition showed the newly reconstructed neighbourhood and allowed public access to a number of the buildings. The file consists of: plans of the exhibition, some annotated with route plans for the walking tour; press releases; programmes and information sheets; press clippings and a programme for the official opening of the Susan Lawrence Primary School.

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.