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Original plans for College including Sheppard, Robson & Partners plans, 1959 - 1994

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CCAR/401/2a

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

Including correspondence, some photographs of building works, and ancillary documents re tendering, contracts and building work


  • Creation: 1959 - 1994

Conditions Governing Access

From the Sub-Fonds:

Access to any files containing plans of buildings currently standing on the College site must first be cleared with the College Archivist.

Biographical / Historical

The original buildings of the College were built in the following stages: Stage 1 - Fellows' Flats [Sheppard Flats: Job Number 259] Stage 2 - Residential blocks [Job Number 259] - North Court Stage 3 - Central buildings [Job Number 259] Stage 3a - Master's Lodge [Job Number 259] Stage 3b - Boiler House and Squash court [Job Number 259] Stage 4 - Residential [Job Number 259] - East Court Stage 5 - Libraries, Archives and Lecture Hall [Job Number 310] Stage 6 - Residential [Job Number 318] - South Court Stage 7 - Residential [Job Number 375] - West Court Stage 8 - Sports Pavillion [Job Number 348] Stage 9 - Chapel [Job Number 338]

Note that some of the mechanical engineering plans were drawn up by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) at Harwell. William Mullins of Sheppard Robson recalled (June 2009) that Sir John Cockcroft wanted to use his UKAEA colleagues for this aspect of the design of the college.


15 item(s) (15 sets of plans)

Language of Materials



The plans were initially listed as they have been accessioned, with no logical order. The catalogue is now arranged as far as possible by stage of construction or contractor. Reference numbers have not been altered.

Related Materials

There is overlap between this series and CCAR/401/2.


Some plans transferred from CCRF series (formerly listed as both CCRF/162 and CCRF/111)

Finding aid date

2003-07-31 11:14:37+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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