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  • 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.

  • 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: 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 51816

    A 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 furniature. The...

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: HOUSING MODELS

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: HOUSING MODELS

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

    (MOW) T 4678

    A display case at an exhibition by the Ministry of Town and Country Planning on the EFM Prefabricated House containing scaled site layout plan for a neighbourhood of the temporary houses (roads and services laid out to suit later construction of...

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: WOLVERHAMPTON

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: WOLVERHAMPTON

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

    (MOW) T 47889

    Directional traffic volume diagram for October 1947.

  • 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 51850

    A pre-modernised kitchen at the People's House Exhibition. This was displayed alongside a mock-up of a 'modern' kitchen to show how the room could be transformed by the use of new appliances and fittings.

  • 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...

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: EAST KILBRIDE NEW TOWN

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: EAST KILBRIDE NEW TOWN

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

    (MOW) T 9735

    Plan showing the geology of the site of East Kilbride new town.

  • POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL PRECINCT

    POST WAR PLANNING AND RECONSTRUCTION IN BRITAIN: ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL PRECINCT

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

    (MOW) T 6790

    A workman puts the finishing touches to a wooden model of St Paul's Cathedral.

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