Spoil Tip Plans

Scope and Content

Plans showing work and tests undertaken at over 40 tips and similar sites in Mid Glamorgan between 1968 and 1986.

Administrative / Biographical History

Following the Aberfan disaster, a tip safety committee was established by the National Coal Board, and a programme of inspection, investigation and remedial work installed.

Custodial History

Previous reference number: DNCB/59

Related Material

See DNCB/4/1/19/1, 'National Coal Board Tip Control Unit, Abbreviated Tip Catalogue' for further information on tip names, their National Coal Board numbers and locations. See also D1617 for coal tips reports. Further material on colliery tips and tip clearance can be found in the National Coal Board, Opencast Executive series at DNCB/9/1.