New Barbican: redevelopment plans

Scope and Content

2 reports with accompanying photographs and plans concerning the redevelopment of the Barbican area, part of London County Council's Comprehensive Redevelopment Area no 1: City of London. The first; New Barbican (29 September 1954 ) is by Kadleigh, Whitfield & Horsburgh, and was commissioned by the New Barbican Committee who presented it to London County Council. This outlines a comprehensive redevelopment scheme for the area and is accompanied by a set of photographs of architectural drawings for a multi-level construction in the area. These have been reduced from 1' to 88" scale. There are also some tracings of these photographs.

The second; Barbican redevelopment, further report on block layout (July 1958 ) is by Chamberlin, Powell & Bon. This gives the proposed block layout, outline proposals and some possible alternative sites for the City of London School for Girls. The report is accompanied by architectural drawings for the block layouts reduced in size from 1" to 44' scale.

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