The Hartlepools: A Survey and Plan
West Hartlepool Corporation 1948
262pp with fold out plan in rear pocket in colour showing both the survey data about the area and master plan and illustrated throughout with b/w line ills, tables and some photographs. Small 4to. Red cloth spine, white overprinted boards these dusty and with speckled foxing on leading edge. Stamp of "Smith and Graham" on front end paper. Hard to find. Max Lock produced this plan in association with Diana Boyd, Frank Layfield, Nora Nicholl, Peter Nicholl, Michael Theis and others. Chapters on, industry, transport, housing,health, shopping etc. The plan led to demolition of high density housing and establishment of a town centre shopping and cultural area with link roads to and from the centre to join it to the wider Teesside conurbation.