Stuart Brisley

Map of the North East coast of England with an arrow pointing to Peterlee, and a copy of the document, ‘Farewell Squalor: Design for a new town and proposals for the re-development of the Easington Rural District’, prepared by C.W. Clarke, Engineer and Surveyor to the Council

[c.1976–7]

In Tate Britain
Created by
Stuart Brisley born 1933
Title
Map of the North East coast of England with an arrow pointing to Peterlee, and a copy of the document, ‘Farewell Squalor: Design for a new town and proposals for the re-development of the Easington Rural District’, prepared by C.W. Clarke, Engineer and Surveyor to the Council
Date
[c.1976–7]
Medium
Printed paper, mounted on board
Dimensions
354 x 475 mm (printed paper), 404 x 506 mm (mount)
Format
Document - miscellaneous
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
This project was relocated from the APG archives (TGA 20045), date of entry 2004 to Stuart Brisley's archives (TGA 201114), date of entry 2013.
Reference
TGA 201114/4/19

Description

The front cover of the document includes an introductory text: 'This document is a lynchpin in the development of the Easington Rural District arising from pit village experience in the district, and leading to the designation of Peterlee new town, one of 14 new towns designated by the Minister of Town and Country Planning under the New Towns Act of 1946. Peterlee was designated a new town, and the Development Corporation was set up in March 1948 and the Architect Lubetkin appointed by the Minister. (ref. H. Oneil transcript).' The document and map are mounted on board.

Board is stamped on the front: 'ARTIST PROJECT PETERLEE'.

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