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DEMOLISHING HOUSES

Demolishing Houses (1971)

Various footage of housing being pulled down

LONDON BRIDGE DEMOLITION aka LONDON BRIDGE FOR SALE

London Bridge Demolition AKA London Bridge For Sale (1968)

London Bridge is demolished to be...

LONDON BRIDGE

London Bridge (1968)

London Bridge is dismantled so it can be shipped to America.

 GERMANY BUILDING BEING DEMOLISHED

Germany Building Being Demolished (1945)

The work of demolition beings in post-war Germany.

SLUM CLEARANCE

Slum Clearance (1970-1979)

Very good stock shot material of demolition of terraced housing in inner city area.

THE MAST MASTERS

The Mast Masters (1931)

Old radio masts are knocked to the ground in Hanover, Germany.

BLOWING UP BUILDINGS

Blowing Up Buildings (1967)

A building is demolished to make way for new cultural centre. Prague,...

VIADUCT DEMOLISHED

Viaduct Demolished (1968)

Famous thirteen arch viaduct at Eastville, Bristol is demolished.

DEMOLISHING TOWER - IN HOLLAND

Demolishing Tower - In Holland (1962)

Tall tower being demolished in Holland.

CHIMNEY FELLING!

Chimney Felling! (1932)

A chimney in Lancashire is demolished with explosives.

THE SPLITTER - A CONCRETE FACT

The Splitter - A Concrete Fact (1920-1929)

Old and new methods of splitting concrete are demonstrated.

MRS WATKINS WON'T BUDGE

Mrs Watkins Won't Budge (1960)

Henrietta Watkins stays put in her flat despite it being up for...

WALKING DRAGLINE

Walking Dragline (1954)

The world's largest dragline used for digging in Northampton.

DEMOLISHING WARSAW RAILWAY STATION

Demolishing Warsaw Railway Station (1947)

Demolition of Warsaw railway station. Poland.

DEMOLITION OF CHIMNEYS

Demolition Of Chimneys (1948)

Shots of chimneys being demolished in Sydney, Australia.

REBUILDING WARSAW

Rebuilding Warsaw (1950)

Voluntary working parties help to rebuild Warsaw, Poland.

DEMOLITION

Demolition (1971)

Techniques involved in the demolition of industrial areas

FERRY / DEMOLITION YACHTING

Ferry / Demolition Yachting (1969)

Ferry at port, a building demolished and yachting.

RIVERSIDE DEMOLITION

Riverside Demolition (1970-1979)

Metal is cut up on a riverside demolition site on the banks of the River...

WITH ALMIGHTY ROAR - BLOWING UP WRECK

With Almighty Roar - Blowing Up Wreck (1910-1919)

Footage of ship being blown up.

NEW SHIPS FROM OLD! aka NEW SHIPS FOR OLD

New Ships From Old! AKA New Ships For Old (1932)

A ship breakers' yard in Blyth. We see bits of...

PRISON WALLS MAKE COTTAGE HOMES

Prison Walls Make Cottage Homes (1927)

Scenes showing the demolition of an old prison at Devizes.

PEACE PERFECT PEACE

Peace Perfect Peace (1938)

Large tank gun is put through its paces - demolishes and barn and fires in...

JUST A DROP - TOO MUCH!

Just A Drop - Too Much! (1934)

A water tower is demolished in America.

CROOKED HOUSES DUDLEY

Crooked Houses Dudley (1940)

A look at the crooked houses in Dudley caused by subsidence from mine...

CRYSTAL PALACE

Crystal Palace (1941)

An item showing towers of Crystal Palace being dismantled for munitions. London.

CHIMNEY STACKS BLOWN UP

Chimney Stacks Blown Up (1969)

Two 100 foot chimneys are demolished to make way for housing estate.

STREIFLICHTER AUS DEUTSCHLAND aka TEMPLES OF HONOUR DESTROYED

Streiflichter Aus Deutschland AKA Temples Of Honour Destroyed (1947)

The Temples of Honour in...

NEW MARKET SITE NINE ELMS - LONDON

New Market Site Nine Elms - London (1969)

Demolition works on new market site in London.

DYNAMITE STUMBLES FOUR SMOKE STACKS

Dynamite Stumbles Four Smoke Stacks (1914-1918)

Footage of large smoke stacks being blown up.

LOAD BEING LIFTED

Load Being Lifted (1910-1920)

Scrap metal lifted by large magnet.

DEMOLITION WORKERS - KENSINGTON

Demolition Workers - Kensington (1971)

Terraced houses are broken down in London.

FELLING RADIO MASTS aka RADIO MASTS

Felling Radio Masts AKA Radio Masts (1960)

GPO pulls down two radio masts in Somerton near Yeovil in...

CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF NO. 143

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 143 (1940)

Water tower demolished, Pacific sea wall is built and a...

BLOWING DOWN TO BUILD UP

Blowing Down To Build Up (1922)

Footage of derelict buildings being dynamited, New York, United States...

ENGINEERS IN BATTLE

Engineers In Battle (1963)

Royal Engineers demonstration seen by Cento officers.

DEMOLITION OF BRIDGES aka DISMANTLING EMERGENCY BRIDGES

Demolition Of Bridges AKA Dismantling Emergency Bridges (1948)

Emergency wartime bridge between...

CHURCH MOVE

Church Move (1953)

Volunteers demolish disused church in Peckham to be rebuilt in Biggin Hill.

ESSEX RESERVOIR

Essex Reservoir (1954)

Land at West Hangingfield is cleared to make way for a reservoir.

SPRING IN BRUSSELS

Spring In Brussels (1964)

People invade parks as spring arrives in Brussels.

CAR SCRAP METAL IN USA - MARCH 1942

Car Scrap Metal In USA - March 1942 (1942)

Americans collecting car scrap metal for arms industry.

SHIPYARD DEMOLISHED

Shipyard Demolished (1946)

Demolition of the Blohm-Voss shipyards in Germany by Royal Engineers.

WHITSTABLE REGATTA

Whitstable Regatta (1910-1919)

Slippery log contest and exploding boat at Whitstable Regatta.

IVES PEOPLES PALACE - TORPOINT

Ives Peoples Palace - Torpoint (1914-1918)

Men pick through rubble outside storm-damaged (?) building in...

SCHWAB MANSION aka DEMOLITION OF POLISH CASTLE

Schwab Mansion AKA Demolition Of Polish Castle (1948)

Various shots of a grand house with turrets,...

COLLAPSE - BUILDINGS PULLED DOWN

Collapse - Buildings Pulled Down (1914-1918)

French Army engineers pull down bombed buildings.

 WOOLWICH FOOT TUNNEL / CROWDS

Woolwich Foot Tunnel / Crowds (1960-1969)

This item seems to be about the opening of the Woolwich Foot...

CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA NO. 1

Caught By The Camera No. 1 (1934)

Several strange and unusual sights are 'caught by the camera'.

CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF NO. 37

Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 37 (1938)

A chimney is felled, a shell-damaged lamppost, a telescopic...

CONSTANTINESCO SONIC FACTORY

Constantinesco Sonic Factory (1920-1925)

A tour and demonstration of the artillery and wave transmission...