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RIVER THAMES TRAFFIC

River Thames Traffic (1960-1969)

Scenes of the River Thames in London

RESTOCKING THE THAMES

Restocking The Thames (1920)

Fish are netted in reservoirs and transported to the River Thames.

TUNNELLING UNDER THE THAMES

Tunnelling Under The Thames (1958)

Great scenes of the building of the Dartford Tunnel under the River...

TAXIS FOR THE THAMES

Taxis For The Thames (1934)

First of the fleet of 35 taxis which are to operate on Thames between Barnes...

WALTON ON THAMES DEVELOPMENT

Walton On Thames Development (1965)

New Civic development is opened in Walton on Thames by actress...

LAUNCH OF LATEST MOTOR TORPEDO BOAT AT HAMPTON ON THAMES

Launch Of Latest Motor Torpedo Boat At Hampton On Thames (1939)

Footage of a new torpedo boat...

FLYING BOAT LANDS ON THAMES

Flying Boat Lands On Thames (1949)

Cuts from newsreel 49/37 - Flying Giant (boat) lands on River...

THAMES CRUISE  - A RECORD OF A PLEASANT EVENING WITH OUR SOVIET FRIENDS aka...

Thames Cruise - A Record Of A Pleasant Evening With Our Soviet Friends Aka... (1950-1959)

A...

THAMES TUNNEL HALVES MEET

Thames Tunnel Halves Meet (1959)

Construction of Dartford Tunnel - Kent and Essex ends of tunnel meets.

 THAMES PILOT

Thames Pilot (1920-1929)

Good shots of industrial section of River Thames, near Greenwich, London.

HAMPTON

Hampton (1935)

Unidentified boat is launched at Hampton-on-Thames.

LARGEST TANKER

Largest Tanker (1968)

Tanker 'Megara' is largest ship ever to enter Thames. London.

WESTMINSTER AND WATERLOO BRIDGE

Westminster And Waterloo Bridge (1970-1975)

Good shots of London skyline and bridges over the Thames.

THAMES RIVER BUS

Thames River Bus (1948)

New river bus service opened between Charring Cross and Greenwich.

WORLD'S FASTEST LIFEBOAT

World's Fastest Lifeboat (1929)

Mrs Forbes Sempill launches the fastest lifeboat in the World,...

INSTANT BATHROOM

Instant Bathroom (1969)

Prefabricated bathrooms being constructed in Thames Ditton, Surrey.

LONDON DOCK STRIKE

London Dock Strike (1949)

Shots of idle cranes along River Thames during dockers' strike.

MUD SHIFTERS

Mud Shifters (1949)

Foreshoremen at work: they rake back excess mud from banks of the Thames.

MECHANICAL MANNEQUINS

Mechanical Mannequins (1951)

Footage of moving mannequins at Weybridge-on-Thames, Surrey.

MAGNETIC DREDGER

Magnetic Dredger (1949)

Magnet used to lift metal objects from bed of River Thames by river police.

ROVER GAS TURBINE LAUNCH

Rover Gas Turbine Launch (1950)

Rover Gas Turbine Launch in action on River Thames near Chelsea,...

ARCTIC BRITAIN

Arctic Britain (1929)

The Thames freezes over and boats come back frozen during arctic conditions in...

35 TON FLYING GIANT SHORT SOLENT LANDS ON THE THAMES

35 Ton Flying Giant Short Solent Lands On The Thames (1949)

Plane on the Thames, Capt. T L M...

PUB / WATERLOO BRIDGE AND RUBBISH TIP

Pub / Waterloo Bridge And Rubbish Tip (1960-1969)

Busy pub. Waterloo bridge. Rubbish tip on the side of...

MOBILE SHOP

Mobile Shop (1951)

Footage of van delivering food to residents in Kingston-on-Thames, London.

THE KING OPENS POWER STATION

The King Opens Power Station (1948)

King George opens new power station at Kingston-upon-Thames.

AMPHIBIOUS WATER SCOOTER

Amphibious Water Scooter (1965)

Quirky item showing a man in a bowler hat testing a water scooter on...

BEACHCOMBERS

Beachcombers (1948)

People from the Mudlarks' Club search the river Thames for ancient artefacts. London.

SWAN UPPING

Swan Upping (1953)

Vintners and Dyers mark cygnets according to ownership on the River Thames.

TRADESMEN ASK OLYMPIC TRIAL

Tradesmen Ask Olympic Trial (1948)

Men from factories near Thames train to compete for the place in...

SWAN UPPERS

Swan Uppers (1946)

Vintners and Dyers search the Thames for their swans and mark their beaks.

FLY FARM

Fly Farm (1952)

Scientists experiment with insecticides on flies at laboratory in Sunbury-on-Thames,...

THE EEL MEN

The Eel Men (1931)

Dutch eel boats moored on the Thames - men transfer eels from boxes to buckets.

"Deutschland" In Thames AKA "Deutschland" Opened To Public (1919)

The opening of the...

RIVER POLICE - RESCUE

River Police - Rescue (1957)

Reconstruction of an accident on the Thames - the River Police come to the...

VICTORIAN CARRIAGES

Victorian Carriages (1959)

George Matthey restores Victorian coaches and runs weekend coach service...

NEWSBRIEFS - 3 STORIES Beware - other items share this title

Newsbriefs - 3 Stories Beware - Other Items Share This Title (1946)

Aga Khan gets his weight in...

THE LIGHT BLUES

The Light Blues (1929)

Oxford and Cambridge rowing teams have to take to new waters when their usual...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 475 - reel 2 OF 2 - BARGE RESTAURANT

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 475 - Reel 2 Of 2 - Barge Restaurant (1964)

Cuts (rushes, out takes)...

STAMBOUL BAZAAR IN THE THAMES

Stamboul Bazaar In The Thames (1926)

Turkish beauties come to London on Government Trade Ship to...

PLEASURE CRUISE

Pleasure Cruise (1945)

Captain Archer gets his sight seeing ship ready for pleasure cruises.

HELL DRIVER - STEPHEN LADD

Hell Driver - Stephen Ladd (1972)

Various shots of a stunt driver - Stephen Alan Ladd - performing...

WATER WORKS

Water Works (1949)

Footage of reservoir being built in Chingford, Greater London.

WINDOW CLEANING AT VICKERS TOWER

Window Cleaning At Vickers Tower (1970)

The mechanical crane and cradle for cleaning the window of...

DOG COLLECTORS

Dog Collectors (1953)

Footage of dogs being used by members of Canine protection League to collect funds.

ELECTRICITY STORY

Electricity Story (1948)

Item about power stations in London, including Battersea under constructions.

GIANTS OF THE RIVERSIDE

Giants Of The Riverside (1935)

Process of making iron is shown at huge industrial plant beside the...

IDLE WHARVES AND TOWER BRIDGE

Idle Wharves And Tower Bridge (1971)

Shots of Thames-side dereliction and regeneration from Docklands...

WE ARE SIX!

We Are Six! (1937)

The six Cave sisters are seen at work on their farm and with their cattle at an...

TOWER BRIDGE

Tower Bridge (1970-1979)

Colour footage of Tower Bridge with busy river traffic below.