West Glamorgan Archive Service
National Coal Board Colliery Tip Plans
Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD PRO NCB 1
Title: National Coal Board Colliery Tip Plans
Short title: National Coal Board, colliery tip plans
Dates of creation: 1969-1987
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (66 items)
Name of creator(s): National Coal Board
Administrative and biographical history: The National Coal Board (NCB) was set up under the Coal Nationalisation Act 1946. From 1 January 1947 it had sole responsibility for managing the British coal industry. In its administrative organisation the NCB was divided geographically. The collieries of the former county of West Glamorgan lay within the South Wales Area. The NCB became British Coal in 1986 and was dissolved in 1994.
Scope and content: Plans relating to Aberpergwm Tip, 1969-1981, Blaengwrach Tip, 1980, Cefn Coed Colliery spoil heap, 1987, Hendy Merthyr Colliery tip, 1975, and Margam Colliery tipping areas, 1979.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Aberpergwm Tip; Blaengwrach Tip; Cefn Coed Colliery spoil heap; Hendy Merthyr Colliery tip; Margam Colliery.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply
Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Information not available
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Colliery tip plans.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: January 2005