Item title reads - Hovercraft for ferry.
Westland SRN2 Hovercraft service across the Bristol Channel from Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset to Penarth in Wales.
Aerial shots of the Hovercraft on beach taking on passengers. Various shots of passengers going aboard. C/U marking 'SRN2'....
Demonstration of Vickers' hovercraft which are used as passenger ferries and for farming.
Retrospective of news stories from the year of 1963.
Material relating to newsreel story "Hovercraft for Ferry" - 63/60.
SRN 4 hovercraft leaves Southampton for Dover to start cross-Channel ferry service.
Hopes for the Channel link renewed in England and France.