The records in this collection comprise original and facsimile engineering and architectural drawings, plans, elevations, sections and details most executed but some amended as marked, of undertakings commissioned by Leicester Corporation. The engineering firm mentioned chiefly is Easton, Anderson [and later [?] Goolden] Ltd. of 3 Whitehall Place, London S.W. and Erith Iron Works, Kent. In particular J. B. Everard of Leicester M. Inst.C.E. features, several drawings include his signature and comments, and the offical stamps of City Surveyor E. G. Mawbey and City Water Works Dept. resident engineer and manager F.Griffith are also to be found.
The collection should be useful for local, architectural and industrial historians, industrial archaeologists and exhibition use.
Beaumont Leys Sewage Farm 1891 1
Cropston Pure Water Basin c.1894 2
Swithland Pumping Station c.1893-c.1894 3-16
Further schemes at Swithland 1895-1910 17-25
Newtown Linford Sewerage Scheme c.1900 - c.1902 26-36
Newtown Linford Sewage Works, cottage and pumping station c.1909 37-39