West Glamorgan Archive Service
West Glamorgan County Council, Property Services Department Records
Reference code(s): GB 0216 WGCC/PS
Title: West Glamorgan County Council, Property Services Department Records
Short title: West Glamorgan County Council, Property Services Department records
Dates of creation: 1908-1995
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (49 items)
Name of creator(s): West Glamorgan County Council. Property Services 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 Property Services 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.
Scope and content: Records collected by West Glamorgan County Council, Property Services Department, 1908-1995, including plans of schools and colleges, 1908-1939; terrier plans for the Townhill estate, 1912; plans of air raid damage in central Swansea, 1941.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: English, Welsh
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Terrier of Glamorgan County Council properties; Plans of West Glamorgan schools and colleges; map of the County of Swansea and the County Borough of Neath and Port Talbot; Terrier plans for the Townhill estate; Plans of air raid damage in central Swansea; Proposed road improvements at St Helen's.
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, PL, SS, CR. The main archive of records of Glamorgan County Council are Glamorgan Record Office, G/C, Committee records and G/D, departmental records.
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, Property Services Department, catalogue; 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