West Glamorgan Archive Service
National Coal Board Plans of Colliery Pit-head Buildings
Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD PRO NCB 2
Title: National Coal Board Plans of Colliery Pit-head Buildings
Short title: National Coal Board, colliery pit-head buildings, plans
Dates of creation: 1931-1984
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 526 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. The collieries of the former county of West Glamorgan lay within the NCB's South Wales Area. The NCB became British Coal in 1986 and was dissolved in 1994.
Scope and content: Plans, 1931-1984, of colliery pit-head baths and other surface buildings at Abercrave, 1951-1953, Abernant, 1955-1957, Aberpergwm, 1937-1972, Blaengwrach, 1960-1963, Bryn, [1930s]-1956, Brynlliw, 1957, Cwmdu House Central Laboratory, Swansea, 1950-1965, Cwmgorse, 1951-1953, Cwmgwrach, 1936-1961, Dare, 1931-1955, Felin Fran, 1958, Garth Tonmawr, 1956-1957, Glyncastle, 1950-1959, Glyncorrwg, 1949-1954, Gwaun Cae Gurwen collieries, 1939-1955, Onllwyn No. 1 Colliery, 1954-1955, Onllwyn No.3 Colliery, 1951-1954, Onllwyn (unspecified), 1953-1954, Pentreclwydau sewage treatment plant, 1957-1958, Pontardulais Central Wages Offices, 1963, Tirbach pit-head baths, 1939-1957, Treforgan, 1963-1964, offices at 45 Wind Street, Swansea, 1953, miscellaneous, 1948-1984.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by 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.
Related units of description: Further National Coal Board records are in West Glamorgan Archives Service.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Plans of colliery pit-head baths and other surface buildings; West Glamorgan Archive Service, Files from the National Coal Board South Wales Area relating to collieries in West Glamorgan, 1939-1990, catalogue.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: January 2005