Ministry of Defence, Atomic Weapons Establishment, Chief Executives Office, 1992-
Ministry of Defence, Atomic Weapons Establishment, Directors Office, 1987-1992
Ministry of Defence, Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, Directors Office, 1973-1987
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, Directors Office, 1954-1973
Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:
Atomic Weapons Establishment , from 2000
Selection and destruction information:
Policy papers are always selected for permanent preservation.
Series is accruing
Administrative / biographical background:
The Director's Private Office was established within the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment (AWRE) in 1954 to administer and co-ordinate the work carried within Aldermaston and the AWRE outstations at Foulness, Orfordness and Woolwich. Between 1980-82, in addition to the Director, the Office was manned by a Principal Deputy Director who was responsible for liaison with Ministry of Defence Procurement Executive. In 1992, the post of Director was replaced by the position of Chief Executive.
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