• 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930
  • 1940
  • 1950
  • 1960
  • 1970
  • 1980
  • 1990
  • 2000
  • 2011
 TRAFFIC LIGHTS

Traffic Lights (1954)

Traffic lights changing - location of events unknown.

 EARLY TRAFFIC

Early Traffic (1890-1899)

Early traffic scenes - transferred at wrong speed - same material available in...

TRAFFIC DUTY

Traffic Duty (1974-1975)

Shots of British policemen on traffic duty.

 MOTORWAY VIEWS

Motorway Views (1970-1979)

Various shots from bridge of traffic travelling along a very empty looking...

TV TRAFFIC CONTROL aka DURHAM duplicate transfer

Tv Traffic Control AKA Durham Duplicate Transfer (1960)

New TV traffic control system installed in...

MIND YOUR STEP

Mind Your Step (1936)

The police tells pedestrians about safety on the roads via a speaker on top of...

NEW NON-SKID ROAD - EALING LNER

New Non-Skid Road - Ealing Lner (1938)

Good footage of men working on a new road in Ealing.

SNOW SCENES IN KENT

Snow Scenes In Kent (1938)

Scenes of snow in the countryside and on roads.

ESSEX MOBILE POLICE IN ACTION

Essex Mobile Police In Action (1938)

Great story where the Essex Police stop an inconsiderate motorist...

SAFETY FIRST

Safety First (1925)

Policemen wear new white sleeves over their uniforms to increase safety when...

TRAILER - CHILD ROAD SAFETY

Trailer - Child Road Safety (1950)

Short trailer film to encourage children's road safety.

NEW BRIDGE BIG STRIDES

New Bridge Big Strides (1960)

New bridge under construction will replace old transporter bridge....

HITCH HIKE

Hitch Hike (1946)

Various hitchhiking techniques shown.

GIRL ACROSS ROAD

Girl Across Road (1935)

A girl is thrown across a busy road - one way to beat the traffic.

THATCHED BARN IN LONDON

Thatched Barn In London (1943)

Man thatching roof of barn in the centre of London.

NEW ALPINE HIGHWAY TO BY-PASS BRENNER

New Alpine Highway To By-Pass Brenner (1956)

Various shots of traffic, bulldozers and other...

TOWER BRIDGE & THE TOWER

Tower Bridge & The Tower (1960)

Tower Bridge and the Tower of London taken from Tower Bridge.

NEW MOTORWAY THROUGH WOODFORD

New Motorway Through Woodford (1972)

Various shots emphasising traffic in suburban areas of London

NEW CAR SPEED WARNING SYSTEM

New Car Speed Warning System (1966)

New sound speed warning system fitted into a car.

TRAFFIC SCENES AT NIGHT

Traffic Scenes At Night (1970-1979)

Traffic scenes on British road as sun sets.

ROAD SIGNS

Road Signs (1970-1979)

Various shots of road signs and white line road markings.

TRAFFIC

Traffic (1970-1979)

Traffic on a motorway in Britain

TRAFFIC SIGNAL ENGINEERS STRIKE

Traffic Signal Engineers Strike (1970-1979)

A strike by workers who fix traffic lights causes traffic...

WARDENS ARE SO COURTEOUS

Wardens Are So Courteous (1960)

New traffic wardens on patrol on the streets of London.

CROSSING INDICATOR

Crossing Indicator (1949)

New pedestrian crossing indicator, London.

CARS issue title PATHE PICTORIAL GOES AWAY FOR THE WEEKEND

Cars Issue Title Pathe Pictorial Goes Away For The Weekend (1947)

Cars drive along a...

PICCADILLY CIRCUS

Piccadilly Circus (1951)

Good footage of fairly sparse traffic at Piccadilly Circus.

LONDONERS GET THERE aka LONDON TRAFFIC

Londoners Get There AKA London Traffic (1962)

Heavy traffic in and around London.

WESTMINSTER ABBEY STOCK SHOTS - colour

Westminster Abbey Stock Shots - Colour (1960-1969)

Colour footage of Westminster Abbey, London.

 CHILDREN'S DRAWINGS IN ROAD

Children's Drawings In Road (1962)

Children draw pictures in chalk on road in Prague,...

EASTER TRAFFIC

Easter Traffic (1969)

Heavy traffic at start of the Easter Holiday.

TRAFFIC PROBLEM ARCHWAY - LONDON

Traffic Problem Archway - London (1975)

Various shots of very heavy traffic driving up hill towards...

 TRAFFIC / TRAMS ON BLACKFRIARS BRIDGE

Traffic / Trams On Blackfriars Bridge (1920-1929)

Traffic scenes from 1930s London.

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 441 - OLD STREET LAMPS, TASKO and TRAFFIC JAM TESTING.

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 441 - Old Street Lamps, Tasko And Traffic Jam Testing. (1963)

Out...

WELL DONE! ...

Well Done! ... "The Specials" (1932)

Members of the Special Constabulary (the voluntary police force)...

WATCH YOUR STEP

Watch Your Step (1937)

Police in Vienna improve safety on the roads by stopping pedestrians crossing in...

THE NEW LIGHTS OF LONDON

The New Lights Of London (1926)

First electric traffic lights installed at Piccadilly.

"Lights Out" In London (1951)

Piccadilly's illuminated signs are turned off due to a fuel crisis.

WAR ON THE SPEEDHOGS

War On The Speedhogs (1958)

British cops use radar speedtraps and Germans use jail for traffic offences...

SAFETY FIRST GIRL

Safety First Girl (1936)

A young woman attaches reflectors to her legs to be seen at night in dark...

TRAMS aka CABLE TRAMS END IN MELBOURNE

Trams AKA Cable Trams End In Melbourne (1941)

The run of the cable tram comes to an end as new buses...

'SAFETY LAST' RAISES LAUGHS

'safety Last' Raises Laughs (1955)

In Kensington Gardens, police stage 'safety last' exercise - how it...

MR MARPLES APPEALS

Mr Marples Appeals (1960)

Minister of Transport Ernest Marples calls for careful driving at Christmas.

NEW MERSEY TUNNEL

New Mersey Tunnel (1968)

Building of new traffic tunnel under the River Mersey.

ROADSIDE HARVEST

Roadside Harvest (1949)

Men harvesting wheat next to a busy road.

TREE LOPPING

Tree Lopping (1952)

Footage of tree lopping in progress in Middlesex.

JOHANNESBURG TRAFFIC

Johannesburg Traffic (1934)

Traffic scenes in Johannesburg, South Africa.

BUCKINGHAM PALACE

Buckingham Palace (1947)

Front views of Buckingham Palace.

ROYAL ENGINEERS BUILD A BRIDGE

Royal Engineers Build A Bridge (1963)

Royal Engineers build a bridge in Bath.

NEW ROAD THROUGH CARACAS

New Road Through Caracas (1954)

Road layers at work, President Jiminez leading his people along the...