West Glamorgan Archive Service
West Glamorgan County Council, Planning Department Records
Reference code(s): GB 0216 WGCC/PL
Title: West Glamorgan County Council, Planning Department Records
Short title: West Glamorgan County Council, Planning Department records
Dates of creation: 1842-1994
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (Information to be supplied)
Name of creator(s): West Glamorgan County Council. Planning Department
Administrative and biographical history: West Glamorgan County Council was created in 1974 following the reorganisation of local government. The county of Glamorgan was split into Mid Glamorgan, South Glamorgan and West Glamorgan. West Glamorgan County Council was organized into a departmental structure, including the Planning Department. The council was abolished in 1996 and two unitary authorities, the City and County of Swansea and the County Borough of Neath Port Talbot now comprise the area of the former county. Margam Country Park is situated in the Borough of Neath Port Talbot and was opened in 1977.
Scope and content: Records collected by West Glamorgan County Council, Planning Department, 1842-1994, including publications, 1975-1985; posters, 1976-1983; leaflets, 1983; West Glamorgan Structure Plan records, 1974-1978; District and local development plans, 1938-1980; tourist booklets and guides, 1977-1983; transport policies and programmes, 1979-1984; photographs, 1842-c.1987; posters relating to Margam Country Park, 1980-1986; miscellaneous, 1908-1994.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: English, Welsh
System of arrangement: Arranged into two groups: Group one consists of publications, photographs and plans; Group two consists of Margam Country Park posters.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Finding aids: A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded
Related units of description: Further records of West Glamorgan County Council are West Glamorgan Archive Service, WGCC/CE, CS, C, CX, CP, CYT, ED, EH, PI/X, EngX, FIN, PS, SS, CR.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, West Glamorgan County Council, Planning Department, catalogues; Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service, A Guide to the Collections (Swansea, 1998).
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: August 2005