The Survey of London team has received help from many quarters in the preparation of this volume,
and the names of persons and institutions to whom it is indebted are listed below. Particular thanks
for support and assistance are due, however, to a number of past Members of the Greater London
Council and of the London County Council, including Mr Tony Banks M.P., Mr William Bell, the
late Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede, Lord Plummer of St Marylebone and the Countess Spencer.
Special thanks are also due to Miss Joan Coburn, Miss Eileen Cobb, Mr Chris Denvir and the staff
of the Greater London Record Office and History Library, who made available to us the records
in their custody with great efficiency and courtesy at a difficult time. Mr Ashley Barker, former
Surveyor of Historic Buildings, GLC, and his staff at the London Division of English Heritage
generously shared their knowledge of the fabric of County Hall. We are particularly grateful to Mr
Andrew Saint for his specialist knowledge and advice on the early days of the LCC. Mr John Howes
and his colleagues on the London Residuary Body were unfailingly helpful in providing information
and access to the building.
The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England also acknowledges with gratitude
the help given by the following: Mr Derek Addison; Miss Finch Allibone; Mr C. D. Andrews; the
late Mrs S. Beattie; Mr P. A. Bezodis; Mr Neil Bingham; Mr Louis W. Bondy; Mr Keith Breathwick;
Mr Kenneth Campbell; Sir Hugh Casson; Mrs Maxine Copeland; Mr Charles Corcoran; Baroness
Denington; Mr S. T. J. Ford; Mr Derek Gill; Mr Francis Graham; Mr A. S. Gray; Mr T. J. Heard;
Dr O. Wright Holmes; Mr Len Hudson; Mr E. P. Hyslop; Mr Walter Ison; Mr David Knight; Mr
J. Anthony Leathart; Mrs H. Lusby; Mr Herman Ouseley; Mr David G. Moore; Mr Jerrold
Northrop Moore; Mrs Josephine Parkhouse; Mr Ken Price; Mrs Betty Puddifoot; the late Lord
Reilly; Mr Alastair Service; Dr Francis Sheppard; Mr John Smith; Sir John Summerson; Sir James
Swaffield; Mr Robert Vigars; Mr David Walker; Miss Wendy West; Mrs Margaret J. R. White; Dr
Clare Willsdon; Mr I. W. Wilson; Mr Thomas Woodcock (Somerset Herald).
Aaron Photographic Ltd; Actors' Charitable Trust; AEI Cables Ltd; The Architectural Association; The Architectural Press; BBC Hulton Picture Library; Bristol Central Reference Library;
British Library; Bron y Garth Hospital, Penrhyndeudraeth; Library of the Chartered Institute of
Bankers; Courtauld Institute; Crittall Windows Ltd; County Hall Development Group plc; Delta
E.M.S. Ltd; Dorset County Council; Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge; Frome Museum; Guildhall
Art Gallery; Gwynedd County Council; Inner London Education Authority; Donald Insall &
Partners; London Library; Malvern Public Library; Museum of London; Stanley Peach & Partners;
National Centre for Photography; Royal Institute of British Architects, Library and Drawings
Collection; Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Inc.; Staffordshire Record Office; Surrey County Council;
Waverley Borough Council.
Owners of photographs and other illustrations reproduced in this volume are acknowledged in
the List of Plates.