Basic Site Details

Name: City Plan, Plymouth
City or county: Devon
Country: England
Grid ref:
Notes: Proposals published as 'A plan for Plymouth,' (1943), by J. Paton Watson and Patrick Abercrombie,

J Paton Watson was Plymouth City Engineer and Surveyor, while Abercrombie was “retained to advise on the preparation of an Outline Plan”

Derek Plumstead was appointed a temporary planning assistant.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Street plan(?)  


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2(Sir) Leslie Patrick Abercrombie (or Patrick Abercrombie)Architect, Town Planner 1942 Consultant Planner, to advise on an outline plan
Item 2 of 2Derek Ward PlumsteadTown Planner 1943 Temporary Planning Assistant


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Plymouth City Council 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Latham, Peter J, Lilley, Keith D2001Planning the `City of Tomorrow' British Reconstruction Planning, 1939-1952: