TitlePlanning Department - Photographic Collection
AdminHistoryThe Planning Department was responsible for strategic planning, including the production of a Structure Plan, which involved such activities as social and population forecasting, policies regarding urban land use, agriculture, minerals and transportation and studies regarding industry, employment, population and the use of resources within the county. It was also involved, together with the District Council Planning Departments, with development control and the preparation of local plans.

The Planning Department created a photographic collection in the course of its work.
DescriptionCreated by the Planning Department.

Transparencies, negatives and photographs.

Subjects: Aerial views, agriculture, airports, Barnsley, bridges, bridleways, car parks, Catcliffe, churches, coalfields, collieries, coking plants, Conisbrough Castle, country parks, County Hall Barnsley, disused railways, Doncaster, drought, East Barnsley Scheme, employment promotion, environmental improvement, exhibitions, flooding, gas treatment platform, golf courses, housing (Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham, Sheffield), incinerators, industrial estates, industry, landscape, listed buildings, markets minerals, motor sports, motorways, offices, parks, people, pollution, power stations, public footpaths, Rother Valley, Rotherham, schools, scrapyards, Sheffield, shops, sports centres, staff, Stocksbridge, transport, urban action, urban deprivation, viaducts, war memorials, waste disposal, watersports, waterways (Barnby Dun, Sprotborough, Doncaster, Thorne, Sheffield, Rotherham Eastwood, Kilnhurst, Cadeby Conisbrough, Swinton, Mexborough, Stainforth, East Barnsley, canal publicity), Wentworth Woodhouse, Wharncliffe Grenoside, windmills, Wortley Top Forge.
Date1974 - 1986
Extent78 boxes
RelatedMaterialSheffield Archives

Other records relating to South Yorkshire County Council:

Signed minutes of Council and Committees, 1973 - 1986 (SYCC-MIN)
Signed minutes of Sheffield and Rotherham Police Authority, 1967 - 1974 (SYCC-PAM)
Records of the former West Riding of Yorkshire County Council, 1889 - 1984 (SYCC-WRYCC)
South Yorkshire County Council, Councillors' Papers (SYCC-CLLR)
South Yorkshire County Council Committees (Consumer Protection, Environment, Fire Service, Highways, Passenger Transport, Planning, Police, Policy, Recreation, Culture and Health), 1972 - 1986 (SYCC-CTTE)
Records of the Administration Department (Corporate Planning, Environment, Fire Service, Highways, Passenger Transport, Planning, Police, Probation and After-Care, Recreation, Culture and Health), 1971 - 1986 (SYCC-ADMIN)
Records of the Planning Department, 1974 - 1986 (SYCC-PL)
Records of the Joint Planning and Transportation Unit (JTPU), 1968 - 1986 (SYCC-JTPU)
Records of the Department of Recreation, Culture and Health, 1970 - 1986 (SYCC-REC)
National Association of Local Government Officers (NALGO) - South Yorkshire branch, 1974 - 1986 (SYCC-NALGO)

Alan Clarke, The Rise and Fall of the Socialist Republic: a history of the South Yorkshire County Council, Sheaf Publishing: 1987 (CLA/LOCAL) (Sheffield Local Studies Library: 352.042 SQ).
AcquisitionSourceThese items were deposited by South Yorkshire County Council, Planning Department in [1980s].
ArchNoteCatalogue prepared by Cheryl Bailey, 2014.
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