Malta and Northern Cyprus housing - Lockhart collection

Scope and Content

Includes reports on housing in Malta, c1950-1985; subject files including home ownership plans, building development plans in Malta, c1980s; Malta housing authority reports, accounts and papers, 1987-2003; Malta Planning Authority reports, 1997-1998; Northern Cyprus housing schemes, c1984-1999; photographs for housing census, Malta, 1985; photographs of housing in Northern Cyprus, c1990s.

Administrative / Biographical History

Douglas Lockhart was a lecturer in geography at the University of Keele from 1979 until his retirement in 2006. His academic career also included positions at the universities of Belfast, Khartoum, and Swansea. His research interests included the historical geography of rural Scotland as well as the development of smaller islands, such as Malta and Cyprus. His publications include The Development Process in Small Islands (joint editor, 2002), and the Social and Economic Atlas of Malta and Gozo (with K. T. Mason, 1989)


Files are arranged as follows: /1 subject files; /2 Malta housing authority; /3 Malta Planning Authority; /4 Northern Cyprus housing schemes; /5 publications; /6 photographs.

Access Information

Open for research although at least 24 hours notice should be given. Some files are closed in accordance with data protection legislation.

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