• Short Summary

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

  • Description

    Church is moved from site in Peckham, London to Biggin Hill in Kent.

    M/S All Saints church in Peckham, it has not be used since it was bombed during the war. C/U sign: "the moving church" with an arrow pointing towards Biggin Hill.

    Interior. M/S of scaffolding and men at work inside church - they are systematically demolishing the church. M/S two men carrying rafter. C/U chalk notice on floor: "roof rafters". C/U men lifting rafters on to pile. M/S, pan from men in belfry down to ground. M/S men at work in belfry. M/S men hauling on rope. M/S men climbing ladder to roof. C/U men dismantling part of roof. M/S men preparing to lower rafter to ground. Top shot roof half removed. M/S man (vicar?) removing slates. M/S men at work in scaffolding. Good view church.

    All the workers are volunteers from parish in Biggin Hill where there is no church and not enough money to build new one. All Saints church will be rebuilt in Kent under new name of St. Mark's.

    Note: magazine article about the church on file.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:55:00 / 01:34:25:00
    NP 435

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