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Fawley, Nr. Southampton, England: GV Oil Refinery at Fawley, Nr. Southampton. LV Tankers alongside dock near Refinery. LV Pan Docks with Tankeralongside Pan to pipeline running to refinery. Closer V Pipeline. GTV Refinery. PAN Top Oil container to pipes etc., at ground level. SV Mr. Attlee arrives with Mr. Sinclair of E.S.S.O. CU PAN Ditto, & officials. TV PAN Refinery to platform, GTV Crowds listen to opening ceremony. CU Mr. Attlee speaks:-(Nat. sd) LV Mr. Attlee continues; (Nat. sd.) TV Crowd. SV Mr. Attlee unveiling plaque. CU Plaque. GTV Fawley Refinery.
CU Mr. Attlee speaks:- "We are anxious to come to an agreement with Persia & to resume our friendly co-operation, but the Persians must realise that a long delay may lose markets for Persian Oil."
"Fawley is a tangible proof of what constructive work we can do in friendship. I have very great pleasure in declaring the Refinery open & in unveiling the Memorial Plaque."
Personalities - Politicians; Industries, Trades and Crafts; Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee (1883-1967), Ceremonies - Inauguration; Great Britain
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