South Wales Fire and Rescue Authority Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The South Wales Fire and Rescue Authority was created on 1 April 1996 following local government reorganisation. It runs the South Wales Fire and Rescue Service for ten local authority areas: Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Monmouthshire, Newport, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Torfaen and Vale of Glamorgan. It was created by merging the fire brigades in Mid Glamorgan, South Glamorgan and Gwent.

The South Wales Fire and Rescue Authority which runs the service is a board made up of councillors from the ten local authority areas.

Records, including agendas, minutes and reports.

Administrative / Biographical History

The South Wales Fire and Rescue Authority was created on 1 April 1996 following local government reorganisation. It runs the South Wales Fire and Rescue Service for ten local authority areas: Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Monmouthshire, Newport, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Torfaen and Vale of Glamorgan. It was created by merging the fire brigades in Mid Glamorgan, South Glamorgan and Gwent.

The South Wales Fire and Rescue Authority which runs the service is a board made up of councillors from the ten local authority areas.

Arrangement

Chronological within record series.

Conditions Governing Access

Items containing information on named individuals may be restricted in accordance with the Data Protection Act and GA policy.

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available online.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Heather Mountjoy for Glamorgan Archives, with reference to online sources.

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

Accruals are possible.

Related Material

D99/6,8,10