Ministry of Works

Scope and Content

Records of the Ministry of Works relating to West Glamorgan, 1935-1962

Administrative / Biographical History

The Ministry of Works was established in 1943 when the Ministry of Works and Planning was split into two new Ministries. The Ministry of Works was responsible for the construction of post-war buildings and research into new building methods and policies. In 1962 the department was expanded and renamed the Ministry of Public Buildings and Works, with additional responsibility for studying the problems of the building industry. The Ministry became part of the Department of the Environment in 1970.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records received by the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained


Accruals are not expected.