Ref NoGMG/1/3/3/1/2/6/5
TitleIndividual Projects
Extent1 file
Creator NameManchester Guardian and Evening News Limited; Chairman's Office; Laurence Prestwich Scott
DescriptionContains correspondence and reports relating to various Milbury housing estate developments- including, most notably that at Crown Square and Cumberland Street (Manchester); Magnet House (Glasgow); the Penketh Estate (near Warrington, Lancashire) and also, the development of a shopping centre at Swinton town centre. There is also some correspondence relating to the Guardian's intended purchase of land on New Bailey Street (Salford).

Documents include architects drawings and plans; correspondence on the purchase of land and leases; reports on the expected realisation from individual sales, and tables of expenditure and receipts. Also contains some sales brochures for the Penketh Estate, which include drawings of the types of houses built on the site, their prices and ground rent charges.
System Of ArrangementSubject
Access StatusOpen

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