London county Council: miscellaneous development areas

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous development areas consists of:

  • papers, ( 1950s )
  • plans, (1950s-1964 )

Administrative / Biographical History

As well as the areas designated as Comprehensive Development Areas, London County Council Architect's Department had other development areas of importance. These were at the Quadrant Estate, Islington; the Loughborough Estate, Brixton; the Roehampton Estate; the Ackroyden Estate, Putney; the Brandon Estate, Southwark; the Priory at Blackheath and Bethnal Green.

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List of sources for the administrative history:

Jordan, Robert Furneaux, New standards in official architecture,  Architectural Review vol 120, no 718 pp 303-324(November 1965 )

Johnson-Marshall, Percy, Rebuilding cities, (Edinburgh,  Edinburgh University Press ,  1966 )