Ministry of Housing and Local Government: Registered Files: Wales Office Research Section (R and RG Series)

Details of BD 29
Reference:BD 29
Title:
Ministry of Housing and Local Government: Registered Files: Wales Office Research Section (R and RG Series)
Description:

This series consists of two series of files:

  • the R series which are composed of technical comment on county development plans and reports on mineral resources in Wales; and
  • the RG series containing similar papers on a more general basis.

The files emanate from the Welsh Offices of the Ministry of Town and Country Planning, Ministry of Local Government and Planning, and Ministry of Housing and Local Government.

Date: 1943-1975
Related Material: Contemporary administrative, case and general files relating to local authority planning in Wales are in BD 28
A few files and papers from other regional offices are to be found in HLG 79
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department R and RG file series
Legal status: Public Record
Language: English
Creator: Ministry of Housing and Local Government, Wales Office, 1951-1964
Ministry of Town and Country Planning, Welsh Regional Office, Research Section, 1943-1951
Welsh Office, Research Section, 1965-1975
Physical description: 106 files and flat sheets
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Administrative / biographical background:

The Research Section was established in 1943 as part of the Ministry of Town and Country Planning's Regional Planning Office in Cardiff. The section, like those at other regional offices of the ministry, consisted of a number of planners and research officers who provided technical advice and information to both local authorities and the headquarters of the ministry in London.

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