Archive centreCarlisle
TitleCumbria County Council
DescriptionRecords include: records of Council and Committees, 1973-CBL 1; Public Rights of Way Definitive Maps 1966,1975 CBL; Highways road improvement plans, c. 1968-1988 (Staveley By-pass A591; Levens Bridge-Carlisle trunk road A595; Levens Bridge Barrow trunk road A590; Open cast coal site, Pica; Penrith-Middlesbrough trunk road A66; CBLE Land & Estates files 1938-1994; CBPU Photographs; 'Cumbria County Council at Work' by John Kippin; CBCE (Chief Executive's Dept) files on council strategy; Port of Workington; Foot and Mouth 2002-2002; CBPP (Policy and Performance Dept.) files 1971-2000; CBRU Resilience Unit files (formerly Civil Defence Department) c. 1970-1992 relating to the cold war period, including Civil Defence Handbook & associated manuals; photographs of the flooding in Cumbria & rescue training exercise 'Operation Wetsuit'; photographs & slides of primary schools in Barrow c. 1985; CBEN Economic development files 1971-2000; CBCE Chief Executives Department; files relating to council strategy; Port of Workington; foot and mouth epidemic; CBCE Chief Executive's Department; files from Hazel Broatch's office including; rural & urban regeneration; economic development; housing; foot & mouth disease; tourism; environement; Genesis project; University of the Lakes
Integrated Transport files, 1975-2004; Highways records, including road contract details & plans; files from the Architects' Department (subsequently Property Services Department and Building and Design Department) c. 1970-1992; North West Transport Strategy Review Group, correspondence & draft proposals; 1995-1999 (file ref: TS 55/2A); Integrated Transport Department records relating to rural public transport; includng; G S Moore papers; Keswick-Penrith Railway (Andy Rylands); policy documents and miscellaneous papers, 1990-2000; Carlisle Northern Development Route (1994-2001); Lakes Parish Action Plans (1992-2000); Site Investigations (1971-2001); Carriageway Reconstruction (1981-1995); Brampton By-pass, A69 video tapes (1989-1994); Staveley By-pass video tapes (1987-1988); Highways and Bridges Department engineering records (working copies) c. 1968-1974; Coroners records 1997; Files relating to: North West Water; trafficmaster sites; A590 improvements and Highways Agency, A66 improvements; soil survey at Metal Bridge; M6 soil survey; A74 at Mossband; M6/A74; 1963-2000; Planning Department; stategic planning applications; 1963-2005
Highways: photographs, including the M6 (Northern section) under construction; Holborn Hill Millom; slides of Levens Bridge; drawings; M6 (Northern section) and A66 Palliard Bridge to County boundary, 1968-1975; Economic Development; including; land reclamation; industrial development; Workington Docks and steelworks; rural development; North Shore and William Pit; Project Furness; Barrow College, 1946-1993
Strategic Planning Department; Best Value reviews, 1999-2002; Genesis Business Club, 1995-2002; Strategic Planning Department, including, Best Value, foot & mouth; young people; rural development, 1999-2005; Cumbria Vision, c. 2000; Economic Development files; including, rural development; West Cumbria tourism; Chernobyl; British Nuclear Fuels; Tullie House; Raffles; Barrow; offshore oil and gas; West Cumbria Airstrip; Tourism (general and specific sites); Carlisle Theakston's Brewery; Lillyhall Industrial Estate; Maryport Harbour; Port of Workington; Workington Steelworks and Ironworks; Brigham Quarry; North Shore and William Pit; Wilson Pit; Oatlands Colliery; Low Mill Tannery; Project Furness; Barrow College. c. 1982-1992; Economic Development files 1992-2004, including: (Allan Haile) Cockermouth Orientation Centre; Maryport Harbour; Port of Workington; foot & mouth; Cleator Moor Business Centre, Sandscale Park Development; Cleator Moor, Maryport and Millom Regeneration; (David Ingham) Spirit of Cumbria, Rights of Way and Access Land recovery; Foot and Mouth; Port of Workington; West Lakes Renaissance; RHEGED; Affordable Housing; Cumbria Mountain Festival; Silloth, Maryport, Dalton in Furness development projects; Cultural and music events, Northern Fells project, Alston Cybermoor project, Askham and Dalton Tourism Initiative; Pentalk project; Sheepfolds project, Egremont shopfronts; Kirkby Stephen, station and community centre, Shap Parish Plan; foot & mouth; planning & sustainability records: Windscale & Calder works; expansion proposals (1970s); reports on radiation exposure (1984); Workington Ironworks Reclamation Scheme; progress reports, works programmes; papers relating to community industry & the Western Relief Road; 1973-1987; Foot & Mouth Disease Regeneration; Carlisle Renaissance Flood Recovery files; Military establishments (Ralph Howard's files) 1974-2006; Cultural Strategy & Community Strategy files; Civic Trust awards; 1974-2003
Environment Unit: Keswick to Penrith Railway; Environmental Impact Assessment Scoping Report, CKP Railways Plc and Corus Rail Consultancy, 2004; Byelaws of the County Council, District Council & Lake District Special Planning Board 1974-1981, Byelaws of the County Council, 1974-2006
Cultural Policy Unit files, 1996-2008; including: Allerdale, Appleby Shire Hall, David King and CCC correspondence, Eskdale Mill, Highways signage, Kendal Museum, Library Modernisation, Liverpool 2008, RRC Agricultural shows, RRC Desire Lines, RRC Fast consultancy, RRC Kirkby Stephen East station, Sedbergh Booktown, Stanley Street complaint, Tower project, Wordsworth Trust, Blubird Project, Olympics, Carlisle Castle, Andy Goldsworthy Sheepfolds Project; programmes & files relating to Royal Visits to Cumbria, c. 1976-1999; Clerk to the Lieutenancy Department: files of the Advisory Committee for Appointment of General Commissioners for Income Tax, 1997-2002; correspondence files relating to Satterthwaite & Rusland Church of England Primary School, 1948-2006; colour slides showing earthworks relating to the construction of the A66 at the Cumbria/County Durham boundary from Palliard Farm to the boundary (29 slide boxes & one miscellaneous), c. 1977-1981; County Secretary & Solicitors Department, (1986-1991); various committee files, including: Social Services; Probation; Development Control; Tourist Board; Education (primary, secondary, further and higher); Highways and Bridges; Libraries; Planning and Transport; Finance Economic Development; Town & Country Planning; Development & Countryside; Waste Disposal; Loans to Industry; Procurement; Policy & Resources; Police Authority; Industry; General Purposes; Windermere Ferry; Health; Housing (Rural Workers); voluntary schools list (1907); Drigg Dunes and Gullery; Rights of Way (Rose Castle and Lazonby); Theatres; Cumberland Guides (with printing blocks); Byrestead Junction (Lonsdale); Castlegate, Cockermouth (Leconfield); Floriston Level Crossing (Mounsey-Heysham); Midland Bank Corner, Kirkoswald (Ley); housing and highway development, Workington; Whitehaven Development Plan & map; Penrith & Maryport town maps; Egremont Development Area; county maps; M6 (Catterlen); A66 improvement; planning applications; Joint Committee for the County of Cumberland; Cumbria County Hall, proposed county headquarters; Ordnance Survey Sheets (Cumberland); plan of Botchergate. Covering dates, 1907-1989. Printers' blocks for the first county guide, 1949. County & town guides, 1950s-1960s; Planning Department files (1951-1997), including: Industrial Surveys (Carlisle, Allerdale, Copeland, Cockermouth, Brampton); labour market and employment information; tourism surveys; tourism strategy; development planning; social and economic studies; housing & land availability studies; listed buildings; cycleways; transport and roads; transport policy; North West Water; disability survey; rural communities & regeneration; public transport; land development; offshore oil and gas; craft industries; West Cumbria Urban Fringes; East Cumbria Countryside Project; health planning; conservation; coastal zone management; caravans and gypsy sites; Maryport harbour; town and country planning, county Development Plan; Lillyhall Industrial Estate; Workington harbour and port; Workington land reclamation; Siddick Industrial Estate; Longlands Country Park; Young people in Cleator
Moor; Ehen and Keekle Valley Scheme; Gosforth Village; Lamplugh; World of Energy Exhibition; St Bees coastline; Windscale; British Nuclear Fuels Plc.; town maps; recreation in Barrow; Barrow Civic Hall replacement; local and district planning; Ulverston; Highways Agency; Queen Mother, books of condolence, 2002; Planning departmental files, c. 1973-1998 (committee & sub committee minutes; Cumbria Bill; Cumbria Tourist Board; aerial photography; outdoor advertising; development control, Carlisle Airport; county guide; gypsy sites; countryside; Sellafield Liaison; Nirex Liaison; land disposal and acquisition; Morecambe Bay conservation; c. 1973-1998; CBPS County Architect's Department: (c. 1950-1985) loose black & white photographs of council officials & Carlisle city views; photograph albums (colour photographs): the construction of Kendal Leisure Centre; photograph albums & slides (both colour) of various new build & restoration projects around the county (schools, leisure centres, police houses, fire stations); loose & packeted negatives & Architect's department negative index (notebook); packeted colour photographs of council buildings around the county; large black & white photographs of Workington Steelworks Reclamation Scheme & Carlisle Treasury Office; Colour slides in boxes relating to schools, elderly people's homes, fire and police houses, libraries; large black and white individual negatives; CBPS Architect's drawings & plans relating to County Council premises (schools, fire stations, homes & hostels, police houses) c. 1950-2006; negatives; correspondence files relating to flooding at Newman School, 2005; CBP County Planning Department files, 1947-1993; CBED Education Department; school correspondence files, c. 1974-1985; County Secretary's Department; correspondence files relating to the fuel crisis, Sep-Nov 2000; Summons & agenda for County Council meeting 24 April 2014; Register of members' interests, 2000-2001 CBPS Property Services plans, relating to schools & educational establishments, police houses, elderly persons homes, staff housing; 1930s-1970s
Financial documents relating to two charities: Cumberland Memorial to Queen Victoria and Lady Mabel Howard Memorial Fund; papers relating to the OFSTED Inspection of Cumbria Local Education Authority, 2000; School governors' minute books for Netherhall School, Aspatria; Beacon Hill School; Solway School & Nelson Thomlinson School, 1965-1985
Education Department booklets, relating to; development plan; service review; curriculum; equal opportunities' The Arts 4-16; multiculturalism; primary school performance tables; quality assurance and school/educational establishment lists, 1987-2007
Education Department: Governors' minute books; Nelson Thomlinson School; Netherhall School; Solway School; Aspatria, Beacon Hill School, Silloth Secondary School; 1956-1985
Annual Library Service Census, 1976-2002
Files (3) relating to Registration of Council and Notifications under the Data Protection Act (1984) and Data Protection Act (1998) - original submissions by County Secretary and Solicitor circa 1986-2009
Working papers relating to projects and sites; including plans, reports, correspondence, leaflets, slides, circa 1968-2007
Engineers Department [CBEN 99014] 1971-2000: comprising: Port of Workington; Town Quay; Salterback Reservoir; Bigrigg [Colliery]; Robin Benn Pitt; Haggs' Mine, Nenthead; William Pit; Whitehaven Harbour; North Shore, Whitehaven; Bransty Row, Whitehaven; Joseph Noble Road; Westlakes Science and Technology Park, Whitehaven; South Harbour, Whitehaven; Pelham House, Calderbridge; Hindpool Infrastructure; Millom Infrastructure; Barras Lane, Dalston; New Lowther Streeet, Whitehaven; Courtaulds demolition; Ormsgill Reservoir; British Steel Works, Workington; Workington Ironworks Reclamation Scheme; Barrow Technical College Infrastructure; Cocken Tunnel, Barrow; Biggar Bank paddling pool; Oatlands Colliery (Pica); Pica Quarry; Maritime Museum, Barrow; Dock Museum [Barrow]; Barrow Iron and Steelworks Reclamation Scheme; Furness Business Park; Siddick Industrial Estate; Maryport Docks; Albright & Wilson, Marchon Works; Millom Ironworks; Ingwell School; Project Furness; Reclamation: Cockermouth Railway Line; Bessemer Converter Installation [Derwent Howe, Workington]; Purchase of land from Shell U.K; Coal Export Terminal, Port of Workington; Two new factories, Snekyeat Road, Whitehaven; Royal National Lifeboat Institution Workington Station; Bulgill Colliery; Birkby Colliery; Rowrah Goods Yard; Highways Schemes: Front Corkickle; St. Bees Small Clearance Scheme; Pow Street Pedestrianisation; Kirkby Stephen Town Centre Improvements: Landscape Strategy; Eden School; Dalton Town Centre; Threlkeld Lead Mine Reclamation; Sowerby Woods; Cycleways in Cumbria; Sandscale Park (Courtaulds Site) Reclamation; Appleby to Warcop Railway Line; Carlisle South East Sector; Hawkshead Primary School; Ulverston Town Centre; Stainmore Picnic Area; Hawes End Centre, Keswick; Highways: Carlisle Northern Relief Road EIA, Alston Town Centre; Mouzell Farm Dalton; Highways schemes, A66, A596, Brampton town centre; Penrith town centre; Kendal town centre; County Square, Ulverston; Pennine Way, Ravenstonedale; Lilyhall Business Park; Haig Colliery; Kingmoor Park,Carlisle, reclamation; Cleator Moor Station Yard; Barrow, South Walney Landfill Site: Coastal Study; Backbarrow Ironworks; RAF 14 MU, Carlisle; North Walney reclamation; Project design for the archaeological evaluation of the River Eden crossing for the proposed Carlisle Northern relief road; Greenside Mine, Glenridding; Rail Freight Project: Reinstatement of Corkickle Rail Depot; Whitehaven Development Company. Hanratty's Yard; Site investigation St Ninian's Road, Carlisle; Feasability study of the amelioration of the metalliferous discharges in the nent, east and west Allen catchments; National Coal Board Opencast Executive drawings for: Distington Slag Banks; Allhallows Pit, Mealsgate; Camerton Brickworks; Bowthorn Colliery, Cleator Moor; Ladysmith Tip; Camerton Colliery; Brayton Domain (No. 5); Dearham; Tindale Spelter Works; Foresthead Quarries, Aspatria; and Harriston Colliery, together with list of locations of aerial surveys relating to land reclamation (bundle)
Cumbria Highways: annotated 2nd ed. Ordnance Survey sheets relating to the Cumberland War Agriculture Committee, 1900-2013:
Roll 1 CA51-CK22 (41 maps)
Roll 2 CK26-CL63 (21 maps)
Roll 3 CM34-CP46 (21 maps)
Roll 4 CQ13-CT41 (34 maps)
Roll 5 CT 44-CX34 (33 plans)
Roll 6 CX 36-Cz41 and CAA08-CAC41 (37 maps)
Planning Department Admin Files (P and S Series) 1951-1999: unemployment statistics; opencast coal (Keekle, Oughterside, Woodside, Broughton Moor, Lillyhall , Mable Plantation, Blooming Heather, Longcross, Dubhead, Moresby, Potatopot Liaison Committee, Crake Place Hall, Dyanside, Rowmoor, Carr Beck, Duffin Side, Woodhouses, Eagle Gill, Crosshouses, Birkby, Watergin, Gilgooden, Jenny Bridge, Longwath, Powgill, Bridgefoot, Curl Beck, Brent Bank, Janecroft, Stanley Pond, Goose Green, Middlegill, High House, Studfold, Whitekeld, Pica, Deanmoor; Midgeholme; Minthill; Walkmill); rights of way: long distance cycle route, Cumbria coast; Silloth Railway Station and Yard; Buildings of special interest; Eskdale Mill, Boot; Dutch Elm Disease; Barrow in Furness Urban Structure Plan; Industrial Location Policies; economic studies and development plans; town maps; nuclear power; Ennerdale and Wastwater Inquiry; gypsy sites policy; North Pennines Project (NFU) (East Fellside Project); Nursery Factory, Whitehaven: Sneckyeat Road; industrial sites; Cockermouth New Technology Park, Cockermouth Grammar School; Public Protection Emergency Services; Fire Services including proposed fire HQ, Cockermouth with particular reference to Old Railway Station site; traffic and transport studies; tourism studies; Rural Museum. Moorhouse Farm; recreation policies; settlement policies; employers record; Beckermet Mine; land reclamation; Harrington no 10 colliery; reclamation, Siddick, Cockermouth Railway Line, Eel Syke; Camerton Brickworks, Anthorn, disused railway land, Keswick, Aldby Farm, Lowca Ghyll, Parton, Wyndham sidings, Egremont, Longlands Mine, Frizington, Red Hills Slag Bank, William Pit, Haile Moor Mine, Beckermet no. 2, Millom, Grassloe, ellenborough; Arkleby Mill, Aspatria; Ladysmith and Marchon Tips, Whithaven; John Pit, Lowca; Derelict land reclamation: Lindal in Fruness ore sheds; conservation; South Lakeland tree planting 1976/77: Burlington slate quarry; Landscape. Great Dun Fell: Public inquiry; Workington Steelworks Reclamation Scheme. Land acquisition; Landward Oil Exploration; Offshore Oil and Gas Industry; social services and education policies; Settle and Carlisle Railway (and appeal); Cumbria Cycle Way; Rights of Way: Workington disused railway line; Talkin,, Bardsea and Longlands Country Parks; Silloth Docks Area; Afforestation: 6'' Ordnance Survey Maps and Ownerships; Hadrian's Wall and Birdoswald Fort; Industrial Archaeology: Allerdale District. Workington Steel Works; Allonby Village Plan; Windscale/Sellafield Expansion; Brampton By-pass Inquiry; Netherhall Museum; Mining Interpretation: Alston, Nenthead; Silloth Green Management; urban conservation; Penrith Town scheme; Furness Area Development Committee; County Structure Plan; Development Plan Scheme: Barrow District; Countryside Strategy for Cumbria; Heritage Strategy for Cumbria; Windscale/Sellafield Expansion; Carlisle Outer Ring Road; A 66. Workington Bypass; Local and District Plans (Whitehaven, Cartmel and Furness, Copeland, Barrow) Coal local plan; public transport plans; rural development plans; tourism and recreation plans; National Park and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs - Solway, North Pennines and Arnside/Silverdale); Senhouse Museum; Maryport Harbour; Birdoswald; town schemes (Brampton, Carlisle, Maryport, Workington, Whitehaven, Alston, Ulverston and Penrith); Urban Conservation (Carlisle, Copeland, Barrow and Allerdale); Buildings of Special Interest: Carlisle District; Lanercost Old Bridge; Historic Buildings Grants: Carlisle and Barrow Districts; Buildings of Special Interest: Allerdale, Eden, Barrow and Copeland Districts; Milefortlet 21, Hadrian's Wall; West Coast Main Line; Cumbria Cycle Way; A66 improvements; Long Term Disposal of Radioactive Waste; Reclamation: Walkmill Colliery; West Coast Rail 250; Sellafield (Nirex) Proposed underground Nuclear Waste Repository; Tree Preservation Orders; Coastal Planning Policy; Town Centre Retailing: Barrow and Dalton; Rural Development Projects (Copeland, Allerdale, Eden, Cumbria, Carlisle and Barrow); A595 Carlisle Northern Relief Road; Trees and Woodlands (Carlisle, Eden, Copeland and Barrow); Forestry Policy Plan for the Bewcastle Fells; Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Properties; Environmentally Sensitive Area, Pennine Dales; Landscape Conservation Schemes: Countryside Commission (Carlisle, Eden, South Lakeland and Barrow; North Pennines Woodland Management Project; Crofton Landscape Project; Curwen Park Landscape Study; M6 Motorway Birmingham - Carlisle; Flimby Triangle and Mill Street Ironworks, Maryport: Landscape Projects; Long distance foopaths: Cumbria Coastal Way and Pennine Way; Disused Railway Lines and Viaducts; Solway Coast Improvements
Cumbria Education Service: Application for Funding and Adult Learning Plan 2001-2002
Legal Services files:
CBLS 98026. This is "Miscellaneous Acts relating to Cumberland Inclosures, Roads, etc., 1761-1900; Charities Commission reports, 1820-1891; standing orders, 1889-1961; census reports 1921, 1931, 1961; Cumberland Review orders, 1934-1935; boundary maps, 1946-1954; disclosures" and consists of 23 boxes (most of these are transfer cases) and 9 flat volumes.
CBSO 94038: Deeds and documents relating to Lime House, Wetheral, 1757-1966
CBS 2003004: Deeds relating to properties in Kirkbampton, 1748-1930, and Burgh by Sands, 1882-1910 (owned eventually by Norman family)
CBLS 2007079; 2011276; 2013351; 2013375; 2009025 Legal Services files.
Legal Services departmental files: Swimming pools in Netherhall, Millom, Wigton, Troutbeck Bridge and Kirkby Stephen (1974-1999); Land and property Agreements (1966-1987); Tree Preservation Orders (1964-1980) Public Path Orders; two miscellaneous deeds, Farlam and Independent Polyetheline Extruders Ltd. (1980)
Public Footpath Orders:
Throslehow Crag, Eskdale; Skelsmergh; parishes of Brigham, Kings Meaburn; Lamplugh
Woodhow, Wasdale; parishes of Cumwhinton and Hayton; St Cuthbert Without (2); Alston Moor; Warcop; Lamplugh; Broughton Moor; Gilcrux; Lamplugh; Holme, St Cuthbert; Bridekirk
Parish of Nenthead; Winscales
Parishes of Lazonby; Ainstable; Alston Moor; Allonby; Cleator Moor; Skelton
Parishes of Broughton Moor and Lamplugh; Low Stowbank Farm, Lamplugh; Wanwood Bent, Alston Moor
Tree Preservation Orders (1964-1980):
Carleton, Penrith (2); Sunny Brow, Horncop Lane, Kendal (2); Kirkby Lonsdale and District (2); Appleby; Inglemere, Ambleside; Cherry Hill, Hincaster (2); Justicetown (2); Toppin Castle (2); Little Mill Farm, Egremont (2); Talkin (2); Orton (2); Hutton View, Old Hutton (2); Grassgarth, Natland (3); Middlebarrow, Silverdale (2); Gamblesby (2); Sandside Railway (2); Heads Nook, Carlisle (2); Bowston, South Lakeland (2); Ennerdale Bridge; Summergrove (2); Yewbarrow House (2); Newbiggin (2); Prospect House, Kirkby in Furness (2); Barbon (2); Dowpitts Wood, Appleby (2); Watch Hill, Gilsland (2); Mirefoot, Burneside (3); Catterlen, Penrith (2); Moor Plantation, Great Asby; Long Marton, Appleby (2); Grange Fell and Highfield Roads (2); Gilard Hill, Casterton; Kentsford Road, Grange over Sands (2); Brunstock Lane, Houghton
Land and Property Agreements (1966-1987):
The Nurses Home, The Hill, Millom; land at Brampton (2); land at Brampton, Townfoot Industrial Estate; design of Cumbria County Council logo; Stonehouse Farm, St Bees; former Waverton School canteen block; 12 Wasdale Road, Millom; 45A and 46B Salterbeck Road, Workington; unit 2, Glasson, Maryport; 5 Greengate Lane, Kendal; Former Cockermouth Station, Cockermouth; Fitz Road, Cockermouth; Standingstones Farm, Hensingham; land at Sneckyeat Road, Whitehaven; Midtown Farm, Winscales; Workington Ironworks; Dunalk Street, Barrow in Furness; North Street, Barrow in Furness; Church Farm, Dalstonl; New Monkwray Farm, Hensingham; Little Clifton; Grange Farm; Catherine Street, Whitehaven; land forming part of the former Silloth Railway Station (2); land at Sandwith, Whitehaven
Annual Reports of the County Consumer Protection Officer 1975-1975, 1976-1977 and the County Trading Standards Officer, 1977-1997
Construction of M6 motorway (Penrith Bypass); Archive Service exhibition materials
Signed minutes of Council and committees:
Allerdale Local (2016-2018); Audit and Assurance (2013-2017); Cabinet (2016-2019); Copeland Local (2015-2019); Corporate Parenting Board (2015-2018); County Council (2016-2019); Cumbria Pensions (2011-2015); Development Control and Regulation (2015-2019); Eden Local (2016-2019); Scrutiny Advisory Board - Adults (2013-2019); South Lakeland Local (2013-2019); Workington Harbour Board (2010-2019)
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