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  • POST 1945 RECONSTRUCTION OF PORTSMOUTH, ENGLAND

    POST 1945 RECONSTRUCTION OF PORTSMOUTH, ENGLAND

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division official photographer

    D 22066

    Part of central Portsmouth around the town hall (clock tower in centre) tidied up in the years following the bombing of 1941. Wrecked buildings have been demolished and most of the rubble removed in preparation for reconstruction work to begin.

  • POST 1945 RECONSTRUCTION OF PORTSMOUTH

    POST 1945 RECONSTRUCTION OF PORTSMOUTH

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division official photographer

    D 21922

    City centre section of the model produced by the city architects as part of the City of Portsmouth Replanning Scheme. The model represents a proposal for the rebuild of the area destroyed during heavy German bombing raids on 10 January, 10 March and 21...

  • POST 1945 RECONSTRUCTION OF PORTSMOUTH, ENGLAND

    POST 1945 RECONSTRUCTION OF PORTSMOUTH, ENGLAND

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division official photographer

    D 22064

    Part of central Portsmouth tidied up in the years following the bombing of 1941. Wrecked buildings have been demolished and most of the rubble removed in preparation for reconstruction work to begin.

  • DESIGN LAYOUT FOR PREFABRICATED HOUSING IN BRITAIN

    DESIGN LAYOUT FOR PREFABRICATED HOUSING IN BRITAIN

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division official photographer

    D 22069

    Model showing a proposed layout for a group of prefabricated 'Portal Houses.'

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1944

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division official photographer

    D 25004

    Model of a proposed development by Professor Patrick Abercrombie to make Chipping Ongar the nucleus of a new town of 60,000 inhabitants, most of whom would relocate from London after the Second World War. The proposal was not adopted.

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITION ON POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITION ON POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division official photographer

    D 24945

    Group of exhibition panels stressing the importance of urban and rural planning in the relatively small geographical area that is the British Isles. One of the lead slogans states: 'Our elbow room is less...our need to plan is greater.'

  • MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITION ON POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION

    MINISTRY OF INFORMATION EXHIBITION ON POST WAR RECONSTRUCTION

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division official photographer

    D 24946

    Exhibition panel to illustrate the task of reconstruction facing Britain in the post war years: The top photograph ('One of the tasks') shows two schoolboys standing in the rubble of a bomb damaged neighbourhood, whilst in the lower photographs...

  • EXAMPLES OF PRE-WAR BUILDING DESIGN USED AS MODELS FOR POST-WAR RECONSTRUCTION

    EXAMPLES OF PRE-WAR BUILDING DESIGN USED AS MODELS FOR POST-WAR RECONSTRUCTION

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division official photographer

    D 14926

    Working class maisonettes in Gee Street, Birmingham

  • WELWYN GARDEN CITY: THE MODEL NEW TOWN

    WELWYN GARDEN CITY: THE MODEL NEW TOWN

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division official photographer

    D 14959

    Children leaving Peartree School in Peartree Lane, Welwyn Garden City.

  • WELWYN GARDEN CITY: THE MODEL NEW TOWN

    WELWYN GARDEN CITY: THE MODEL NEW TOWN

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division official photographer

    D 14965

    Broadwater Road in the industrial zone of Welwyn Garden City, showing how the idea of landscaping an area to create a pleasant environment was viewed as not just important for residential areas.

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