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  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: DESIGNS FOR THE 'PEOPLES HOUSE'

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: DESIGNS FOR THE 'PEOPLES HOUSE'

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) T 51849

    Layout of part of a modern living room at an exhibition on post-war housing.

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN THE FAR EAST, 1945-1946

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN THE FAR EAST, 1945-1946

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CF 902

    Flying Officer Herbert Lees DFC directs Chinese labourers and Japanese prisoners of war in the loading of goods on flatbed trucks of the Kowloon Railway, Hong Kong. This railway was immobilised during the Japanese occupation, services were restored under...

  • BRITISH FORCES OF OCCUPATION IN AUSTRIA 1945 - 1947

    BRITISH FORCES OF OCCUPATION IN AUSTRIA 1945 - 1947

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    VIE 1182

    Civilian contractors using a reconditioned former German military lorry to clear rubble from bomb damaged buildings in Vienna. Over 500 such vehicles, captured by British forces in Italy and Austria, were sent to Vienna by rail for reconditioning at the...

  • 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.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: NEWTON AYCLIFFE NEW TOWN

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: NEWTON AYCLIFFE NEW TOWN

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) T 59586

    View across a communal green towards newly constructed two-storey houses with garages in a residential neighbourhood of Newton Aycliffe new town.

  • BRITISH FORCES IN BERLIN, GERMANY 1949 - 1960

    BRITISH FORCES IN BERLIN, GERMANY 1949 - 1960

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE POST 1945 OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British Army official photographer

    BER 49-161-022

    The Berlin Blockade, 1949. A few days before the Blockade is lifted, Royal Engineers assemble a Bailey Bridge which had been airlifted in to replace a bridge in central Berlin which had been destroyed during the Second World War. At this point, the...

  • 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.'

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: EXHIBITIONS

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: EXHIBITIONS

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Works official photographer

    (MOW) T 51818

    A child's bedroom in the People's House Exhibition. This is one of a series of rooms furnished on a 'make do and mend' basis by members of the Women's Voluntary Service (WVS) to show what could be achieved with secondhand...

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: PREFABRICATED HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: PREFABRICATED HOUSING

    part of "MINISTRY OF WORKS OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    (MOW) T 61488

    A group of prefabricated houses.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: DESIGN MODELS OF PREFABRICATED HOUSING

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: DESIGN MODELS OF PREFABRICATED HOUSING

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

    D 22072

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

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