MT 106/7

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Croydon C B: redevelopment plans

Date range1953
LocationNational Archives (see all files stored here)
CatalogueSee entry
File baseSeries MT, subseries MT 106


A continuation of MT 106/6, where the context of this set of documents is discussed in more detail. This file contains a greater number of maps and plans that accompany the Development Plan of 1953.

Contents of note

  • Diagram indicating planned widening of Barclay Road, which eventually happened as a dual carriageway in the early 1990s.
  • Various early draft proposals for Wellesley Road - now the east side of the Ring Road - which started life as a surface dual carriageway with wide verges and subsequently grew roundabouts.
  • Plan showing the Croydon Underpass on Wellesley Road (which now carries a dual carriageway) proposed as single-carriageway. (This diagram forms the basis of the background image on the wiki.)

Related files

MT 106/6 Croydon C B: Development Plan (1953-1959)
MT 118/220 Croydon East-West Flyover: bridge over High Street to Duppers Hill; Barclay Road roundabout extension (1964-1971)

People with camera copies

Chris Marshall has a partial copy, including all plan diagrams.