Strategic plan for the South-East.
London, HMSO for Ministry of Housing and Local Government 1970.
Folio. ix + (1) + 110pp, 37 diagrams and maps. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers, slightly worn. A 5-page stapled press release loosely inserted. Prof.Gerald Smart’s copy, with ink initials CPO (for County Planning Officer) on upper cover, and with his reading marks. Offered together with (1) South East Joint Planning Team, Strategy for the South-East, 1976 Review, London, HMSO 1976, xiv + 70pp, publisher’s printed wrappers ; (2) Government Office for the South-East, Regional Planning Guidance for the South East (RPG 9), Stationery Office 2001, 112pp, publisher’s printed wrappers ; (3) South East England Regional Authority, A clear vision for the South East, The South East Plan, Executive summary, Draft for public consultation, 2005, 10pp, publisher’s pictorial wrappers.
An influential report for its time, incorporating recommendations for future major growth areas within the region, including Basingstoke, Milton Keynes and Crawley. We offer it together with three slighter subsequent reports on planning strategy for the South-East of England, as listed below.