Royal Commission on Local Government in Greater London: files

Scope and Content

File of papers and press clippings relating to the Royal Commission on Local Government in Greater London, 1957-1960 . This was Percy Johnson-Marshall's own file and contains information directly relating to the Commission, as well as information relating to the governance of London generally. The file contains:

  • evidence submitted to the Commission from a number of bodies including: the British Group of the International Centre on Local Government in Greater London; the Greater London Group of the London School of Economics and Political Science; the Royal Institute of British Architects (2 versions); the Royal Town Planning Institute; and London County Council
  • correspondence relating to meetings held at the Royal Institute of British Architects
  • typescript reports concerning town planning and governance of London
  • journal reprints and press clippings concerning town planning and governance of London
  • typescript copies of London Plan by the Mars Group of the Congrès Internationaux d'Architecture Moderne

Conditions Governing Access

Material relating to living individuals may be restricted under the Data Protection Act, 1998.

Note

Bibliographic references to some of the published material held in this file:

Munby, DL, The cost of dispersal from London, Planning Outlook Vol II, no 3 pp 5-16

Spence-Sales, H and Bland, John, Hopes and fears for London plans, The Architects' Journal pp 894-898(26 May 1938 )

Stephenson, Gordon, Hopes and fears for London plans, Surveyor and Municipal and County Engineer pp 653-655(13 October 1951 )

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