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    The film is explained by the enclosed Press Releases. It shows:


    1.
    One of the main Grandstands being erected. This will seat 10,000 people.
    30 ft

    2.
    The Administrative Block being built, this block houses the Royal Retiring Rooms.
    55 ft

    3.
    The permanent Stands being built in Steel and Concrete. All other stands are only temporary and will be dismantled after the celebrations.
    90 ft

    4.
    General view of the whole arena.
    100 ft



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    The whole arena including car parks occupies 150 acres.
    The actual arena occupies 70 acres.
    The arena will accommodate 240,000 of which 31,000 will be seated.
    The cost of the celebrations will total GBP500,000 and the cost of the arena will be GBP90,000.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9E0NSY60AZYR82567T86W7ATC
    Media URN:
    VLVA9E0NSY60AZYR82567T86W7ATC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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