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Corlan Housing Association papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 CORLAN

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Corlan Housing Association Papers

Short Title: Corlan Housing Association papers

Creation date(s): 1979-1991

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.045 cubic metres (5 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Corlan Housing Association


Administrative/Biographical history: The Corlan Housing Association Ltd (Cymdeithas Tai Corlan Cyf.) provided homes for people in Wales, either through rent or purchase, during the period 1979-1991. It constructed new homes for the purpose, assisted by government grants. The Association became insolvent in 1990, and its assets were taken over by Wales and West Housing Association. The company was dissolved in 1995. The failure of the company was the subject of parliamentary questions.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers relating to the Corlan Housing Association Ltd, 1978-1991, including agendas and minutes of Annual General Meetings and meetings of the Management Committee and Sub-Committees; annual reports; financial statements; correspondence; copies of surveys, reports and publications produced by the Association; and miscellaneous papers.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1992, p. 20, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mrs Ifanwy Williams, member of the Committee of Management of the Corlan Housing Association, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, 1991.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1992; Companies House and Charity Commission websites, viewed 17 May 2005. Note that there are charities and companies with similar names which are unconnected to this company.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2003; edited May 2005

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