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Glamorgan Archives
Welsh Town-Planning and Housing Trust, plans and photographs

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

CONTEXT

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.

CONTENT

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.

ACCESS AND USE

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/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Information to be supplied.

ALLIED MATERIALS

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.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Dwellings | Wales | Designs and plans
Housing trusts | Wales
Housing | Wales | Barry
Housing | Wales | Burry Port
Housing | Wales | Cardiff | Designs and plans
Housing | Wales | Newtown, Powys

Personal names

Corporate names
Welsh Town-Planning and Housing Trust

Places
Barry (Wales)
Burry Port (Wales)
Monmouthshire (Wales)
Newtown (Powys, Wales)
Rhiwbina (Wales)
Wrexham (Wales)

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