This album contains examples of drawings, maps & plans that went into the creation and development of Welwyn Garden City. The Trust is extremely grateful to Hertfordshire Archives & Local Studies (HALS) in Hertford, the WGC Library Local Studies Collection and Welwyn Hatfield Museums Services at Mill Green for allowing us to show these images.

OS maps (3)
WGC maps & plans
WGC maps & plans
WGC maps & plans
WGC maps & plans
WGC maps & plans
WGC maps & plans
Map of Welwyn - with cover page designed by Charles Paine. Listing the Directors and the Executive Officers of WGC Ltd this map has information about the ease of access to Welwyn Garden City with rail fares from Kings Cross priced at 2 shillings and ninepence for a day return, Sundays or travel after 2pm is 1 shilling and tenpence. 'Theatre Tickets' (travelling after 5pm) are 2 shillings and fivepence for first class or 1 shilling and sevenpence travelling third class! Road travel is also covered including bus routes - Green Lines fares to London are 2 shillings single or 3 shillings return.
WGC maps & plans
Map of Welwyn - with cover page designed by Charles Paine. Detail of the diagram showing WGC's proximity to London via road or rail.
WGC maps & plans

Map of Welwyn - with cover page designed by Charles Paine. The map itself was drawn by Louis de Soissons and it shows many of the factory sites located in the town as well as the housing and road layout. There is a street index on the left

WGC maps & plans
WGC maps & plans
WGC maps & plans
Welwyn Garden City Development Corporation master plan showing existing development, proposed use, temporary developments, public buildings, schools, residential areas, retail, industry, playing fields, allotments and much more. Kindly donated to the Welwyn Garden City Heritage Trust archive by Catherine (whose grandfather Richard L. Reiss was one of the founders of the town) as part of the 'Where Do You Think We Worked?' project.
WGC maps & plans
Welwyn Garden City Development Corporation plan showing existing and proposed development, including monthly rented & privately owned houses, weekly rented houses, industrial area and open & recreational spaces. Kindly donated to the Welwyn Garden City Heritage Trust archive by Catherine (whose grandfather Richard L. Reiss was one of the founders of the town) as part of the 'Where Do You Think We Worked?' project.
WGC maps & plans
WGC maps & plans
WGC maps & plans
 
 
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