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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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.'

  • EGYPTIAN NEWSPAPER EDITORS ON MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SPONSORED TOUR OF UK SITES AND FACILITIES

    EGYPTIAN NEWSPAPER EDITORS ON MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SPONSORED TOUR OF UK SITES AND FACILITIES

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

    D 24923

    Members of the Egyptian delegation visit the Ministry of Works experimental housing estate at Northolt to view newly designed houses built from modern materials.

  • COVENTRY, ENGLAND, SPRING 1944

    COVENTRY, ENGLAND, SPRING 1944

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

    D 18091

    Men work to remove the tramlines in Broadgate and Trinity Street for salvage. In the background stands Holy Trinity Church, which survived the Blitz on Coventry thanks largely to the effors of the vicar, Canon Graham Clitheroe and his fire-fighting team...

  • BIRMINGHAM IN WARTIME, 1942

    BIRMINGHAM IN WARTIME, 1942

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

    D 9416

    People walk past a large bomb site on the corner of New Street in Birmingham, England. A large notice states that this 'important site' is to be reserved for the building of Grosvenor House, when conditions permit. Three members of the Women...

  • 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 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 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.

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