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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/3743
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1949-1979
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.30 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Korzeniewicz | Witold | Kay- | fl 1949-1979 | town planner x Kay-Korzeniewicz | Witold | fl 1949-1979 | town planner


Administrative/Biographical history:

Mr Witold Kay-Korzeniewicz was architect to London Council Council (later Greater London Council) and part-time London University lecturer. He was a prominent town planner in the London area during his working life. He was involved in a number of important building and design projects, such as the Festival of Britain in 1951 and the redevelopment of the area around Saint Paul's Cathedral.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers relating to the work of Witold Kay-Korzeniewicz, including development plans, photographs and reports for Paternoster Square, Saint Paul's Cathedral, Heathrow Airport, Elephant and Castle, King's Cross Station, Saint Pancras Station, South Bank, Festival of Britain, London Underground, Wembley Stadium, Grand Union Canal, and Warren Street Station.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

ACC/3743/A: Saint Paul's, Paternoster Square;
ACC/3743/B: Heathrow Airport;
ACC/3743/C: Elephant and Castle;
ACC/3743/D: King's Cross and Saint Pancras Stations;
ACC/3743/E: South Bank Development and Festival of Britain;
ACC/3743/F: Other London developments and photographs.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Mr W Kay Korzeniewicz's widow donated his collection of photographs and some working papers to the London Metropolitan Archives in 1995 and 1998.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Further papers relating to town planning can be found in the papers of the country councils (references LCC, MCC, GLC).

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
August to October 2010.

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