Reference code(s): GB 0214 DWHT
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Welsh Town-Planning and Housing Trust plans and photographs
Short Title: Welsh Town-Planning and Housing Trust, plans and photographs
Creation date(s): 1894-1957
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: (259 items)
Name of creator(s): Welsh Town-Planning and Housing Trust
Administrative/Biographical history: The Welsh Town-Planning and Housing Trust was set up to lend money at low rates of interest to housing associations in Wales, and to help with their administration. Housing ventures given this type of support include estates at Barry and Rhiwbina, Glamorgan, Burry Port, Carmarthenshire, Severn Tunnel Junction, Monmouthshire, and Wrexham, Denbighshire. The Trust also worked with housing associations in England. The Trust accumulated plans and photographs of developments in which it was involved. It is still active.
Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Welsh Town Planning and Housing Trust, 1894-1957, comprising: plans and photographs, Glamorgan, 1897-[c. 1930]; plans and photographs, Carmarthenshire, Monmouthshire, and Montgomeryshire, [c. 1900]-1957; and plans and photographs, Cornwall, Devon, Essex, Hertfordshire, Liverpool, London, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, Shropshire and Yorkshire, 1894-1957.
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement: Arranged according to date and type.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.
Physical characteristics: Good to fair condition
Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Information to be supplied.
Related material: Related material for individual developments includes Glamorgan Archives, DGSB and DGSR, Carmarthenshire Archives, DB3. The main archive of the Welsh Town-Planning and Housing Trust is held at the National Library of Wales.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Hayden Burns for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Glamorgan Record Office, Catalogue of records for the Welsh Town Planning and Housing Trust.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH.
Date(s) of descriptions: April 2004