Vale of Glamorgan County Borough Council, Records

Scope and Content

Records of the Chief Executive's Department and Economic Development, Planning, Transportation and Highways Department.

Administrative / Biographical History

Vale of Glamorgan County Borough Council was formed in 1996 following the abolition of South Glamorgan County Council and the district council of Vale of Glamorgan Borough Council. The new unitary authority covered the same area with minor additions including part of the former Ogwr/Bridgend District Council.


Chronological within record series.

Access Information

Items containing information on named individuals may be restricted in accordance with data protection legislation and GA policy.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by the Council, 2003-2015, Apr 2016, Sep 2016, Aug 2017

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available online.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Hannah Price for the Glamorgan Archives, with reference to the Vale of Glamorgan Council website ( and catalogues at Glamorgan Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

The records remained in the custody of the depositor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.


Accruals are expected.