Ministry of Town and Country Planning and successors: National Parks and Countryside, General and Finance Registered Files (91808 and other Series)

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Details of HLG 92
Reference: HLG 92
Title: Ministry of Town and Country Planning and successors: National Parks and Countryside, General and Finance Registered Files (91808 and other Series)
Description:

General and financial correspondence and papers of the Ministry of Town and Country Planning and the Ministry of Housing and Local Government relating to the planning and implementation of national parks and access to the countryside policy prior to and immediately following the establishment of the National Parks Commission (see Countryside Commission). Some files originated in the Ministry of Works and the Ministry of Health.The series also contains the Report on National Parks in England and Wales by Mr John Dower in 1945, reports on coastal preservation and papers relating to the Nature Reserves Investigation Committee, 1942 to 1945.

Date: 1941-1973
Related material:

See also the records of the National Parks Commission and the Countryside Commission

COU

See also HLG 52

The records of the National Parks Committee and the Wildlife Conservation Special Committee are in HLG 93

For other related files see HLG 129

Separated material:

Some files from this series were re-registered into Department of the Environment series: see AT 26

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: 91808 file series
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Department of the Environment, 1970-1997

Ministry of Housing and Local Government, 1951-1970

Ministry of Land and Natural Resources, 1964-1967

Ministry of Local Government and Planning, 1951-1951

Ministry of Town and Country Planning, 1943-1951

Ministry of Works, 1943-1962

Physical description: 182 file(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Unpublished finding aids:

Index to file series with series list

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