West Glamorgan Archive Service

West Glamorgan County Council, Property Services Department Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 WGCC/PS

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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

CONTEXT

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.

CONTENT

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.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

ALLIED MATERIALS

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.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Schools | Wales | Neath Port Talbot | Designs and plans

Schools | Wales | Swansea | Designs and plans

West Glamorgan (Wales) | Politics and government | 20th century

West Glamorgan (Wales). | County Council. | Property Services Department | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names

West Glamorgan (Wales) | County Council. | Property Services Dept.

Places

Neath Port Talbot

Swansea

West Glamorgan