Flood damages John Heathcoat's factory at Bickley Bridge.
Various shots of the River Exe at Bickley Bridge during floods - high waters, bridge barely seen. MS. Wrecked bridge at John Heatcoat's factory. Various shots of the employees clearing up at the factory. CU. Men loading damaged bobbins onto lorry. Various shots of the employees clearing up at the factory. CU. Sign 'John Heathcoat & Co. Ltd.' Various close up shots of cracked road on bridge at Shobrooke near Tiverton.
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Date found in the old record - 06/12/1960.
Amendment May 2011:
A viewer wrote in to explain that this clip is incorrectly labelled. The John Heathcote factory was in Tiverton, Devon, the river is the River Exe in Devon, and the bridge is at Bickleigh, just to the South of Tiverton in Devon, on the A396.